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June 3, 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will use real-world data from CancerLinQ® to help answer questions about the best use of emerging cancer treatments and inform future regulatory decision-making.

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May 25, 2017

Presentations on social media, mobile apps, and wearable devices were combined into one session last year, but this year there will be an expanded focus on the various components of digital health technology in separate and complementary sessions.

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May 25, 2017

The Journal of Oncology Practice offers a new article type and special issues in 2017.

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May 25, 2017

PraticeNET provides tools and services to facilitate innovation in cancer care delivery in order to respond to growing economic and administrative challenges.

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May 25, 2017

Developed by oncologists from different practice settings, ASCO’s Patient-Centered Oncology Payment supports high-value, high-quality cancer care, while holding oncologists accountable for aspects of their practice that they can improve.

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June 3, 2017

Members of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America share their journey of leading five centers through the QOPI® Certification Program™ process.

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May 25, 2017

ASCO COME HOME is an oncology medical home program designed to help community oncology practices transition from providing volume-based care to value-based care by structuring reimbursements around the full range of services needed by patients with cancer. 

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May 25, 2017

ASCO’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative Certification Program can help outpatient hematology-oncology practices facilitate better care for patients through a series of performance measures and nationally approved standards.

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May 25, 2017

Although electronic health records have become a central part of any oncologist’s practice, developments in technology that push beyond the EHR and incorporate ever-changing aspects of care are ongoing.

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May 25, 2017

During the Education Session “Business of Practice 2017: New Rules, New Strategies,” to be held on June 2,* three presenters will dig deep into the application of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.

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April 7, 2017

The inaugural ASCO Oncology Practice Conference, held in Orlando, Florida, on March 2, brought together experts in the business of cancer care to discuss challenges faced by oncology practices. 

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June 6, 2016

MACRA redefines how Medicare will reimburse oncologists for care they provide starting in January 2019.

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June 6, 2016

PracticeNET is an initiative from ASCO’s newly-formed Clinical Affairs Department that provides tools and services to facilitate innovation in cancer care delivery and to respond to growing economic and administrative challenges. 

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June 6, 2016

Multidisciplinary oncology teams provide patients with the benefit of receiving care from a team of specialists who work together to provide the right treatment, in the right order, at the right time. The oncology patient navigator is a relatively new addition to this team of specialists. 

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June 7, 2016

Drs. Derek Raghavan and Edward S. Kim discuss whether the production of pathways and guidelines leads to a “cookbook” approach to oncology. 

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June 7, 2016

The 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting brought together the leading minds in the field of oncology to discuss cutting-edge research in the international fight against cancer.

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May 26, 2016

A ruling from the FDA that will give the agency authority to regulate electronic nicotine products is anticipated in the coming weeks after a number of advocacy efforts by ASCO and several other organizations. 

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May 26, 2016

The State Affiliate Council has held regular meetings in the fall and spring to discuss a number of topics including payment reform, the proliferation of clinical pathways, MACRA implementation, and other issues related to practicing oncology.

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May 26, 2016

The Teams in Cancer Care Delivery initiative is an effort to bring together the world’s largest multidisciplinary cancer care society and the federal government’s principal agency for cancer research and training in order to learn about current research in team-based cancer care.

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May 26, 2016

The United States continues to experience significant volatility in the practice landscape because of policy, economic, and workforce issues, charging practice administrators across all practice settings to bridge the business and medical worlds in an effort to preserve the delivery care model.

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