December 2017

Halt and Catch Fire: Can the Digital Revolution Empower the Move Toward Value-Based Cancer Care?

December 13, 2017

Evidence-Based Oncology

There is no shortage of academic, industry, and government sources that identify value as equaling cost/outcomes; there is far less uniformity of opinion when it comes to defining what that means for a particular patient affected by cancer.

High-Impact Workflow Changes for Value-Based Care Success

December 19, 2017

Evidence-Based Oncology

As oncology practices transition to value-based care, they are challenged to take on more holistic responsibility for their patient. Fortunately, the examples of practices participating in CMS’ Oncology Care Model can offer valuable insight into the most impactful workflow changes providers can implement as they strive to achieve cost and quality improvements.

Lending the Patient Voice to Oncology Quality Measurement

December 15, 2017

Evidence-Based Oncology

Speaking at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Oncology Policy Summit on Redefining Quality Measurement in Oncology, Ronald Walters, MD, MBA, MHA, MS, associate vice president of medical operations and informatics at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, emphasized the need to focus on the patient’s preferences and values in cancer care delivery.

Navigating the Quality Landscape in Oncology: Pitfalls and Lessons Learned

December 15, 2017

Evidence-Based Oncology

The conclusion drawn by panelists participating at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s Oncology Policy Summit on Redefining Quality Measurement in Oncology was that ensuring access to appropriate data and using that information to improve healthcare outcomes remains an ongoing challenge.

AJMC®tv Interviews, December 2017

December 20, 2017

Evidence-Based Oncology

AJMC®TV interviews let you catch up on what’s new and important about changes in healthcare, with insights from key decision makers—from the clinician, to the health plan leader, to the regulator. When every minute in your day matters, AJMC®TV interviews keep you informed. Access the video clips at ajmc.com/interviews.