Barry Fortner, PhD, serves as President of Oncology Supply, one
of the nation's largest distributors of chemotherapy drugs and
supplies. Catering to the private community oncology practices,
Oncology Supply is patient-focused and earnestly supports the
availability of local, personalized treatment for cancer patients
across the country.
Previously Dr. Fortner served as President of ION Solutions, a
leading provider of oncology practice solutions, data analytics,
and payer services. Before his promotion to President of ION
Solutions, he served as ION Solutions' Senior Vice President, Payer
Strategy and Sales. In this role, he was responsible for leading
all of the organization's efforts in the payer arena, including the
development and launch of an integrated, actionable payer strategy
and the procurement of valuable member resources.
Dr. Fortner is also committed to raising awareness, on a national
level, of the issues community oncology is currently facing. Prior
to his current position, Dr. Fortner served as Senior Vice
President of Scientific Affairs and Product Development for P4
Healthcare, where he oversaw their primary and secondary research
programs, developed their initial pharmaceutical database and data
products, and designed and executed the seminal pay for performance
third party payer compliance and economic analyses.
Dr. Fortner has over 200 scientific publications and conference
presentations ranging from early work in cognitive psychology,
death and dying, and psychotherapy research to more recent work
with health and patient reported outcomes, psychometrics,
pharmacologic and health economics, quality improvement, and
oncology therapeutics and supportive care. His scientific work also
includes published statistical innovations regarding treatment
induced deterioration, practice efficiency, opportunity costs, and
clinical pathway compliance.