Oncology

Dr Randall Oyer on ACCC and ASCO's Work to Reduce Clinical Trial Disparities

November 24th 2020, 5:00pm

Video

Randall Oyer, MD, president of the Association of Community Cancer Centers, discusses the ACCC and American Society of Clinical Oncology's initiative to make clinical trials more inclusive.

How US Oncology Network Practices Find Success in the OCM

November 20th 2020, 2:00pm

Article

The Network enrolled its 100,000th patient in the Oncology Care Model (OCM) recently, and its practices are finding success in the complicated model.

Dr Karen Winkfield Discusses Importance of Workforce Diversity in Oncology

November 17th 2020, 11:15pm

Video

Representation of minority populations in the oncology workforce is important to educate physicians on the meaning of being culturally appropriate, and to provide culturally appropriate care.

Medicaid Expansion Associated With More Early-Stage Cancer Diagnoses

November 12th 2020, 3:00pm

Article

Data in a new analysis showed that Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act had positive effects on rates of early-stage cancer diagnosis, and the results were immediate.

Reforming Oncology Care Payments: Interviews From the QCCA Leadership Summit

November 10th 2020, 10:23pm

Podcast

As the costs of cancer care continue to rise in the United States, eyes are increasingly turning to payment reform.

Dr David Jackman on Clinical Pathway Buy-in, Update Process

November 10th 2020, 9:00pm

Video

Efficiency, collaboration, and efficacy are key drivers in creating clinical pathway buy-in, with updates also vital to incorporate the latest trends and insights in cancer care.

Medicaid Expansion May Lower Mortality in Cancer Patients

November 5th 2020, 8:00pm

Article

Breast, lung, and colorectal cancer patients in Medicaid expansion states saw lower mortality rates compared with patients in nonexpansion states, a new study found.

How Federal Policy Decisions Are Influencing Cancer Care

November 2nd 2020, 10:47pm

Article

As novel therapies drive up the cost of cancer care, federal policy decisions are being made that influence oncologists' ability to deliver cancer care, said Debra Patt, MD, PhD, MBA, MPH, of Texas Oncology.

Dr Kerin Adelson on Changes in Care Coordination Precipitated by OCM

November 1st 2020, 1:30pm

Video

Through the Oncology Care Model's impact on preventing unnecessary utilization, particularly for in-patient care, resources derived from its use has enhanced care coordination and led to the formation of novel infrastructure and clinical pathways.

A Closer Look at 3 Oncology Payment Reform Projects

October 28th 2020, 12:44pm

Article

Evolution and collaboration are the fundamentals of bringing oncology payment reform plans to fruition, say 3 professionals on the front lines.