Evidence-Based Oncology > June 2017

Evidence-Based Oncology – June 2017

June 14, 2017 – Joseph Alvarnas, MD
High-quality cancer care can only occur when the “transitions in care” are delivered in a prospectively planning, systematic, patient-centered way.
June 15, 2017 – Amy Byer Shainman
Amy Byer Shainman narrates how the knowledge that she was BRCA1 positive led to her decision to undergo prophylactic surgery.
June 14, 2017 – Rufus Collea, MD; Linda Pulver, RN, BA; Claire Ralli, LCSW; and Amanda Burgess, RN, OCN
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.
June 15, 2017 – Sanjeev Arora, MD; Tracy Smith, BS; Jennifer Snead, PhD; Sarah Zalud-Cerrato, MPH; Lisa Marr, MD; Max Watson, MBChB; Sriram Yennu, MD; Amy Bruce, MPP; Chris Piromalli, DO; Stacy Kelley, MPH; Nandini V
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.
June 15, 2017 – Torrie K. Fields, MPH
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.
June 14, 2017 – Brandon R. Shank, PharmD, MPH, BCOP; Phuoc Anh (Anne) Nguyen, PharmD, MS, BCPS; and Emily C. Pherson, PharmD, BCPS
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.
June 14, 2017 – Surabhi Dangi-Garimella, PhD, and Christina Mattina
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.
June 14, 2017 – Surabhi Dangi-Garimella, PhD
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.
June 14, 2017 – Surabhi Dangi-Garimella, PhD, and Christina Mattina
An update on the latest developments in clinical and healthcare services research in oncology.
June 14, 2017 – Produced by Laura Joszt
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