Patient-Centered Oncology Care 2019

Keynote Address: Using Technology to Intervene Earlier in Cancer and Improve Survival Rates

March 03, 2020

Evidence-Based Oncology

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.

Innovation and Novel Therapies

March 03, 2020

Evidence-Based Oncology

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.

The Patient's Voice Matters, but What's the Best Way to Measure It?

March 04, 2020

Evidence-Based Oncology

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.

Learning From the Oncology Care Model to Move APMs Forward

March 04, 2020

Evidence-Based Oncology

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).

Through Networks, Collaboration Keeps Oncology Care in the Community

March 04, 2020

Evidence-Based Oncology

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.