Patient-Centered Oncology Care 2018

Attendees at The American Journal of Managed Care®’s Patient-Centered Oncology Care® 2018 meeting, held November 16 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, will hear from some of the most prominent people in the field. These thought leaders will examine case studies, explain the latest innovation in clinical pathways design and implementation, and explore the future of oncology care.
March 14, 2019
There are similarities between the challenges of accessing good cancer care in rural areas of the United States and Rwanda, such as poverty, transportation, and lack of routine care, said Lawrence N. Shulman, MD, director of the Center for Global Cancer Medicine at the Abramson Cancer Center, and professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
November 24, 2018
After being treated for his chronic lymphocytic leukemia with chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy, Brian Koffman, MDCM, DCFP, DABFM, MS Ed, medical director, CLL Society, is being followed for 15 years to better understand if there are any undiscovered adverse events that pop up and how durable the response is.
November 22, 2018
As patients start chemotherapy to treat their cancer, they are educated on the side effects, particularly neutropenia, said Beth Wittmer, RN, OCN, manager of care management at Florida Cancer Specialists and Research Institute.
November 17, 2018
In the keynote address at Patient-Centered Oncology Care® 2018, Barbara McAneny, MD, a New Mexico oncologist/hematologist and the current president of the American Medical Association (AMA), shared her diagnosis for the current crisis in US healthcare, as well as a prescription—a new real-time oncology payment model led by physicians.
November 16, 2018
Since chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy is still in early development there are benefits and risks that eligible patients will have to weigh, including the durable response against the limited amount of data and toxic side effects, said Brian Koffman, MDCM, DCFP, DABFM, MS Ed, medical director, CLL Society.
November 16, 2018
At a session of The American Journal of Managed Care®'s Patient-Centered Oncology Care® 2018 meeting, held November 16 in Philadelphia, panelists shared their views on the future of oncology value-based payment models and how they as payers and providers can help advance these models.
November 16, 2018
As practices shift to value-based care, they need truly coordinated care teams that discuss high-risk patients and identify ways to deliver care to them, said Marcus Neubauer, MD, chief medical officer, US Oncology.
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