Evidence-Based Oncology | June 2017

Evidence-Based Oncology

High-quality cancer care can only occur when the “transitions in care” are delivered in a prospectively planning, systematic, patient-centered way.
Amy Byer Shainman narrates how the knowledge that she was BRCA1 positive led to her decision to undergo prophylactic surgery.
As the American healthcare sector transitions towards value-based and patient-centered care models, New York Oncology Hematology has seen success in modernizing palliative care delivery, integrating social services with the overall care experience, and using the family meeting model to ensure families remain involved throughout the patient’s treatment process.
This article provides insight on the work of 7 of Project ECHO’s replicating partners from around the world who are implementing the ECHO model to address the knowledge gap that underlies integrated palliative care crisis.
As cancer care moves to payment focused on improving value, payers are more often using regulation and incentive to improve the integration of palliative care into oncology practice.
Pharmacists play an integral role in enhancing transitions of care in patients undergoing cancer treatment through medication reconciliation, education, and post-discharge follow-up to ensure optimal, safe, and effective medication use.
A roundup of the panels and sessions at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network's 22nd Annual Conference: Improving the Quality, Effectiveness, and Efficiency of Cancer Care, held March 23-25, 2017, Oralndo, Florida.
A rundown of sessions at The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) annual meeting, held April 27-28, 2017, near Washington DC. This year’s theme was Fueling the Cancer Moonshot.
An update on the latest developments in clinical and healthcare services research in oncology.
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