Evidence-Based Oncology > December 2017

Evidence-Based Oncology – December 2017

December 12, 2017 – Sheree Starrett, MD, MS
The need for physicicans to gather information for electronic health records has changed the nature of the patient visit.
December 12, 2017 – Mary Caffrey
New companies are finding patients for clinical trials in remote locations and trimming months off the enrollment process.
December 13, 2017 – Joseph Alvarnas, MD
There is no shortage of academic, industry, and government sources that identify value as equaling cost/outcomes; there is far less uniformity of opinion when it comes to defining what that means for a particular patient affected by cancer.
December 13, 2017 – Surabhi Dangi-Garimella, PhD
The FDA has recognized the need to include the patient's voice in the drug development process. The question is: what is the best way to do this?
December 19, 2017 – Charles Saunders, MD; Charles Alcorn, MS; Catherine Cowan, MSN, RN; and Maria Fabbiano
As oncology practices transition to value-based care, they are challenged to take on more holistic responsibility for their patient. Fortunately, the examples of practices participating in CMS’ Oncology Care Model can offer valuable insight into the most impactful workflow changes providers can implement as they strive to achieve cost and quality improvements.
December 14, 2017 – Surabhi Dangi-Garimella, PhD
Speaking at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Oncology Policy Summit on Redefining Quality Measurement in Oncology, Ronald Walters, MD, MBA, MHA, MS, associate vice president of medical operations and informatics at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, emphasized the need to focus on the patient’s preferences and values in cancer care delivery.
December 14, 2017 – Surabhi Dangi-Garimella, PhD
The conclusion drawn by panelists participating at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s Oncology Policy Summit on Redefining Quality Measurement in Oncology was that ensuring access to appropriate data and using that information to improve healthcare outcomes remains an ongoing challenge.
December 19, 2017 – Surabhi Dangi-Garimella, PhD
Coverage from the Community Oncology Alliance Payer Exchange Summit on Oncology Payment Reform, held October 23-24 in Tysons Corner, Virginia.
December 19, 2017 – Surabhi Dangi-Garimella, PhD
Coverage from the Community Oncology Alliance (COA)’s Payer Exchange Summit on Oncology Payment Reform, held October 23-24 in Tysons Corner, Virginia.
December 20, 2017 – Kelly Davio
December 19, 2017 – Surabhi Dangi-Garimella, PhD
December 20, 2017 – Produced by Laura Joszt and The Center for Biosimilars®
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December 22, 2017 – AJMC Staff
Key drug approvals; alcohol cancer link.
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