Patient-Centered Oncology Care 2018

Keynote Speaker: AMA's McAneny Calls for Real-time Oncology Payment Model Led by Physicians

February 25, 2019

Evidence-Based Oncology

The major alternative payment model put forth by Medicare, the Oncology Care Model, doesn’t tell practices how they are doing until after the fact. This puts practices at risk for things beyond their control, said Barbara McAneny, MD, a New Mexico oncologist/hematologist who is the current president of the American Medical Association (AMA).

Looking Ahead

February 25, 2019

Evidence-Based Oncology

Various stakeholders discuss the future of oncology care at the Patient-Centered Oncology Care® meeting. Editor’s Note: After this issue went to press, Wes Hall passed away February 20, 2019, after living more than 5 years with stage IV stomach cancer. He was active in the Community Oncology Alliance Patient Advocacy Network and supported participation in clinical trials.

Mergers, New Locations for Care, and the Oncologist

February 27, 2019

Evidence-Based Oncology

Bruce Feinberg, DO, vice president and chief medical officer for Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions, recently chaired a discussion centered on the flurry of megamergers in healthcare: Walmart and Humana, Aetna and CVS, Cigna and Express Scripts, and Amazon and PillPack.