Onco360 names executive director, clinical oncology management services
NEW YORK — Onco360, an independent provider of oncology pharmacy services, on Thursday announced the appointment of Kirby Eng to the position of executive director, clinical oncology management services. In this role, Eng will lead and support teams responsible for helping the organization’s patients and physicians, as well as help its hospital, payer and manufacturer partners navigate the complexities of optimizing Oncology Pharmacy care outcomes.
"Kirby Eng is a welcome addition to our team, and we look forward to working with him as we expand our national footprint of oncology pharmacy and clinical support services," stated Burt Zweigenhaft, Onco360 vice chairman.
Eng brings to Onco360 more than 16 years of oncology experience and thought leadership. He most recently worked for CVS Caremark Specialty, where he led and supported oncology drug management initiatives for payer clients. Eng is a registered pharmacist and received his B.S. in pharmacy from the Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy at Long Island University.
Former Time Warner Cable chairman, CEO Glenn Britt passes
NEW YORK — Former chairman and CEO for Time Warner Cable, Glenn Britt, died Wednesday at his home after fighting cancer, according to reports. He was 65 years old.
Britt served on the boards of Cardinal Health, where he was chairman of the audit committee, as well as Xerox Corp. He was also on the boards of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association, the Paley Center for Media, FIRST Robotics and the Manhattan Theatre Club.
"We mourn the passing of Glenn, both as a fellow board member and a friend," stated George Barrett, chairman and CEO Cardinal Health. "Glenn was a leader in his industry and brought deep wisdom to our board. A man of tremendous accomplishments, Glenn always demonstrated humility and a deep interest in others. He leaves a lasting legacy and will be missed by all of us."
Britt served as chairman and CEO of Time Warner Cable until his retirement in December 2013. He began serving as chairman of the company’s board of directors in March 2009, was named president and CEO in 2006, and served as the company’s CEO from August 2001. Until his death in 2014, he served on Time Warner Cable’s board in a non-executive role.
Britt was the driving force behind Time Warner Cable’s aggressive deployment of advanced video services, such as Video on Demand, high-definition television and digital video recorders. He guided the growth of Time Warner Cable’s residential high-speed Internet and digital phone services and Time Warner Cable Business Services. Britt oversaw Time Warner Cable’s emergence as a publicly traded company and grew it from a $6 billion operating division into a $21 billion, high-profile business in a highly competitive industry.
GNP to host ThoughtSpot conference and tradeshow
LAS VEGAS — ThoughtSpot, an annual conference and tradeshow hosted by Good Neighbor Pharmacy on behalf of AmerisourceBergen will take place in the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas on Aug. 1 and 2, GNP announced Thursday.
The conference aims to equip independent pharmacists with practices and resources they can use to transform their businesses to improve profitability and maintain their position as a vital source of patient care in their local communities, GNP stated.
AmerisourceBergen executives and industry leaders will open the show with a General Session, providing thoughts on the changes in health care and how independent pharmacies can take advantage of these changes. Robert Irvine, chef and host of the show "Restaurant: Impossible," will be the keynote speaker, bringing his unique insights to how pharmacies can transform their stores. New initiatives and projects from Good Neighbor Pharmacy also will be announced.