COME HOME is a community oncology medical home model using a standardized, computer-based decision support tool for first responders and triage nurses to improve health outcomes and reduce the cost of care.
The ASCO Diversity Mentoring Program seeks to educate medical students and residents about rewarding careers in oncology by pairing nearly 80 mentees with established oncology professionals since 2014.
Drugs that are cheaper and similarly effective and toxic are ideally a no-brainer choice when it comes to cancer care costs. Yet if drugs are possibly inferior, models that estimate the price based on cost-effectiveness can help guide the treatment decision.
Advances in cancer medicine and technology was the topic of discussion at this Annual Meeting Education Session regarding information retrieval, social media, and the application of technology to patient-reported outcomes.