Patient-Centered Oncology Care 2016

Developments in Immunotherapy at PCOC®: The Living Drugs

February 20, 2017

Evidence-Based Oncology

David L. Porter, MD, kicked off the 5th annual Patient-Centered Oncology Care® (PCOC®) meeting in Baltimore on November 17, 2016, with an update on chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy.

Immuno‐Oncology Versus Precision Medicine: Where Is Cancer Care Headed?

February 20, 2017

Evidence-Based Oncology

At the 5th annual Patient-Centered Oncology Care® meeting, hosted by The American Journal of Managed Care®, experts discussed the contradiction presented by immuno-oncology agents in the world of precision medicine.

TAPUR Trial Expands Who Can Join Clinical Trials, If Payers Fund Genomic Tests

February 20, 2017

Evidence-Based Oncology

Pam Mangat, MS, associate director for the TAPUR study in the research and analysis division of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, offered an update on the study at the 5th annual Patient-Centered Oncology Care® meeting.

Responding to Patient Needs Central to Providing Value in Cancer Care

February 20, 2017

Evidence-Based Oncology

At the 5th annual Patient-Centered Oncology Care® meeting, Nell Wood Buhlman of Press Ganey explained that oncology providers must focus on patient needs and minimize suffering in order to truly provide value in cancer care.

Making Sense of Value for the Payer in Oncology Care

February 20, 2017

Evidence-Based Oncology

Roy Beveridge, MD, senior vice president and chief medical officer at Humana, provided an overview of the transition to value-based care at the 5th annual Patient-Centered Oncology Care® meeting.

The Future of Oncology Care: 2017 and Beyond

February 20, 2017

Evidence-Based Oncology

Bruce A. Feinberg, DO, moderated a panel at the 5th annual Patient-Centered Oncology Care® meeting that brought stakeholders together to share their cancer care predictions for the upcoming year.

Providers Have Power to Make Health IT Work for Them, Panel Says

February 21, 2017

Evidence-Based Oncology

A panel discussion about the challenges of health information technology at the 5th annual Patient-Centered Oncology Care® meeting also identified opportunities for providers to leverage better solutions.

Specialty Pharmacies Transforming Cancer Care

February 21, 2017

Evidence-Based Oncology

Specialty pharmacies can collaborate with clinical teams to harness the power of health information technology and improve cancer care, according to panelists at the 5th annual Patient-Centered Oncology Care® meeting.

Bundled Payments and Other Cost-Management Approaches to Oncology Care

February 22, 2017

Evidence-Based Oncology

At the 5th annual Patient-Centered Oncology Care® meeting, stakeholders shared their views on how bundled payments, clinical pathways, and other value-based approaches can be implemented in cancer care while ensuring adequate care quality.

Panel Presents Unique Cost-Sharing Viewpoints in Oncology Care

February 22, 2017

Evidence-Based Oncology

Panelists from diverse vantage points in the cancer care landscape discussed the effects of cost sharing on patients in a discussion at the 5th annual Patient-Centered Oncology Care® meeting.

Integrating Patient-Centered Outcomes in APMs

February 22, 2017

Evidence-Based Oncology

As payment models shift to emphasize patient experience and quality of care, a panel discussion at the 5th annual Patient-Centered Oncology Care® meeting debated whether these efforts had meaningfully improved outcomes for patients.