Speaker Bios


J. Russell Hoverman, MD, PhD, Vice President of Managed Care, Texas Oncology, Medical Director of Managed Care and Disease Management, US Oncology Network

Dr. Hoverman has been a partner with Texas Oncology and worked for PRN, then US Oncology, since 1994. In the late 1990s, Texas Oncology was capitated for cancer care for over 500,000 lives. Dr. Hoverman was responsible for evaluating patterns of care delivery for those contracts. Since that time he has participated in development of the US Oncology Pathways, the Innovent program, and efforts to develop an Advance Care Planning program for both Texas Oncology and the Network.