Experienced Conference Speakers Wanted for NHIA 2019
NHIA’s Education Committee is now accepting presentation abstracts for the 2019 NHIA Annual Conference to take place March 10-13 in Orlando, Florida. Pharmacists, home infusion nurses, pharmacy technicians, and other health care clinicians and business professionals looking to share their expertise and best practices to support the advancement of the field are welcome to submit a proposal. Contact NHIA’s Jennifer Charron at Jennifer.Charron@nhia.org for more information on submitting a proposal.
The National Home Infusion Association (NHIA), headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, represents companies which provide infusion therapy to patients in their homes as well as companies that manufacture and supply infusion and specialty pharmacy products. Founded in 1991, NHIA established the framework for a collective effort to advance the interests of the home and specialty infusion field. NHIA also advocates on behalf of Medicare patients unable to get home infusion therapy. Through advocacy, education, public relations, research, and collaboration, NHIA advances the interests of patients, providers, manufacturers, and other industry suppliers.
NHIA Annual Conference
The NHIA Annual Conference is the premier education and networking event for home and specialty infusion professionals. The conference attracts more than 1200 pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, residents, nurses, physicians and other clinicians; reimbursement, business development professionals; as well as business owners, CEOs, and other senior leaders.
What We Look For In a Speaker
We look for speakers that will engage and inspire to enhance the educational experience for our attendees. When submitting your proposal, consider an audience that has a minimum 10 years of experience in the industry and aim for providing content that is relevant to people with more than 20 years in the industry. Our audience value peer-to-peer learning, hearing about new developments, staying ahead of the competition, and being given opportunities to apply knowledge gained at the conference in their everyday work.
Topics of Interest to the Industry
The NHIA Annual Conference is a powerful platform to share emerging ideas, developments in the industry, and best practices. Areas of interest include:
- Clinical best practices & guidelines
- Reimbursement success strategies
- Sterile compounding
- Reducing unplanned hospitalizations
- Promoting a culture of safety
- Specialty pharmacy
- Performance improvement
- The future of home and specialty infusion
- Supply chain management
- Evidence-based practice
- Case studies
- Strategies to manage costs