Dr Sibel Blau Discusses Adapting to Telehealth in Oncology and Future Issues

January 18th 2021, 2:00pm


Adapting to telehealth was not difficult, but practice transformation around telehealth has been more difficult, and there remains the future uncertainty around continued reimbursement, said Sibel Blau, MD, of Northwest Medical Specialties and Quality Cancer Care Alliance.

Dr Sibel Blau Discusses the Impact of Delayed Cancer Diagnoses on Community Cancer Practices

January 12th 2021, 2:00pm


Telehealth is helpful, but it is not enough to make up for the delay in cancer diagnoses occurring as a result of the pandemic, said Sibel Blau, MD, of Northwest Medical Specialties and Quality Cancer Care Alliance.

What We’re Reading: AHA Wants Faster Vaccine Rollout; Cancer Effect on Hearts; Teen Opioid Access

January 8th 2021, 3:40pm


The American Hospital Association (AHA) asks HHS Secretary Alex Azar to expedite the rollout of coronavirus disease 2019 vaccines; CDC data show accelerated cardiac aging among cancer survivors; a study examines new targets for reducing adolescent access to opioids.

Dr Basit Chaudhry Expects CMS to Take Feedback From the Field to Improve OCF

January 6th 2021, 2:00pm


Feedback from the field is incredibly important when participating in new payment models like the Oncology Care Model, said Basit Chaudhry, MD, PhD, founder of Tuple Health.

The Top 5 Most-Read Oncology Stories of 2020

December 28th 2020, 2:30pm


Our 5 most-read oncology stories and most-watched videos this year highlighted cancer care policy, diversity, and the growing practice of remote cancer care.

Mike Fazio on Choosing Between Oncology Care First or Another Oncology APM

December 26th 2020, 2:30pm


Practices deciding whether to join Oncology Care First or another oncology alternative payment model (APM) will need a clear understanding of how big of a transformation they’ll need to make to their practice, said Mike Fazio.

Radiopharmaceuticals Are Showing Promise as the Next Generation of Cancer Treatment

December 24th 2020, 6:00pm


Recent major investments signal growth in an emerging therapeutic sector.

COA Continues Effort to Stop Most Favored Nation Model

December 21st 2020, 4:30pm


The Community Oncology Alliance's request includes declarations from community oncology practices detailing the anticipated ramifications should the Most Favored Nation rule become operative.

Kashyap Patel, MD, Elected President of Community Oncology Alliance

December 15th 2020, 6:15pm


Kashyap Patel, MD, associate editor of Evidence-Based Oncology, a publication of The American Journal of Managed Care, will serve a 1-year term beginning in January.

Dr Basit Chaudhry: How Practices Can Take Advantage of the Delay to Oncology Care First

December 14th 2020, 4:00pm


With the start of Oncology Care First (OCF) being delayed, practices participating in the Oncology Care Model have more time to set themselves up to success when they transition to OCF, said Basit Chaudhry, MD, PhD, founder of Tuple Health.