Evidence-Based Oncology > Patient-Centered Oncology Care 2019

Evidence-Based Oncology - Patient-Centered Oncology Care 2019

March 02, 2020 – Laura Joszt
Joshua Ofman, MD, MSHS, gave his keynote address during Patient-Centered Oncology Care, the annual multistakeholder gathering presented
by The American Journal of Managed Care® in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
March 02, 2020 – Laura Joszt and Mary Caffrey
During a discussion at  The American Journal of Managed Care®’s Patient- Centered Oncology Care® meeting in Philadelphia, panelists outlined the efficacy of the 2 FDA-approved therapies, Medicare reimbursement for CAR T-cell therapies, and the pace of innovation in healthcare.
March 02, 2020 – Laura Joszt and Mary Caffrey
Rebecca Kaul, MBA, vice president and chief innovation officer at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, said the best technology improves the patient experience.
 
March 03, 2020 – Mary Caffrey
Payers have a crucial role in the future of community oncology, said Jeffery Patton, MD, of OneOncology, because it’s in their interest to help this lower-cost option thrive. 
March 03, 2020 – Mary Caffrey
How well patients say they are faring, both during and after cancer treatment, is more important than ever to payers. But measuring that feedback isn’t easy, and ensuring that measurement is fair to both patients and providers is harder still.
March 03, 2020 – Mary Caffrey
Implementing alternative payment models in oncology is a complicated process. The models are not perfect, especially the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Oncology Care Model (OCM), although several panelists saw improvements in the proposed successor model, Oncology Care First (OCF).
March 03, 2020 – Mary Caffrey
How can community oncology practices keep up with changing federal regulations and the constant fl ow of new scientific evidence, while delivering quality care in the era of payment reform? The answer, said panelists at Patient-Centered Oncology Care®, is to stay independent by working together.
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