New AIS Online Training Program Takes an In-Depth Look at Oncology Management Strategies
Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) - May 9, 2016 - Washington, DC

Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is pleased to announce the launch of the second program in its new online training series. AIS’s oncology management training program provides a cost-effective way to get up-to-speed on industry-wide efforts to improve patient outcomes while reducing the enormous financial impact of cancer therapies. Designed for sales and customer service staffs, business and clinical managers, and others who need to understand the basic concepts and strategies used today to manage oncology, AIS’s easy-to-use four-module training program offers an in-depth look at the tactics insurers, employers and government payers use to restrain costs while maintaining quality in oncology.

  • Training Module #1: Oncology Therapies Today and in the Pipeline: Payer Considerations— Easy-to-follow explanations of the financial and human impact of cancer on the US population, and an overview of the FDA approval process.
  • Training Module #2: Next-Generation Utilization Management Strategies —Details of first-generation tactics, such as prior authorization and step therapy, and their limitations.
  • Training Module #3: Genetic Testing and Personalized Medicine: Payer Perspectives —Valuable takeaways on various kinds of personalized medicine tests and how they are billed and reimbursed.
  • Training Module #4: The Impact of Specialty Pharmacy on Oncology Management —Explanations of the different industry stakeholders in the specialty pharmacy space, and distribution and reimbursement of specialty drugs.

Plus, at the conclusion of each module, True-False “Knowledge Checks” permit users to assess their understanding of the subject matter.

For more information, including access to an interactive demo, visit

About AIS
Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is a publishing and information company that has been serving the health care industry for nearly 30 years. It develops highly targeted news, data and strategic information for managers in hospitals and health systems, health insurance companies, medical group practices, purchasers of health insurance, pharmaceutical companies and other health care organizations. AIS products include print and electronic newsletters, databases, websites, looseleafs, strategic reports, directories, webinars, virtual conferences and training programs. Learn more at

Jill Brown, Executive Editor
Atlantic Information Services, Inc.
202-775-9008 ext. 3058

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