Dr. Patrick J. Loehrer is being honored with the inaugural Allen S. Lichter Visionary Leader Award and Lecture for his work with ifosfamide, his treatment of rare thymoma, and his leadership of the Hoosier Cancer Research Network and AMPATH.
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.
"That was a life-changing moment for me when I realized that people who I thought had a fatal disease could actually be cured. I did not realize until that moment that I was going to specialize in oncology.”—Dr. Lowell E. Schnipper, 2017 ASCO Special Recognition Award recipient.
Radiation oncologists stand to benefit a great deal from research presented at the Annual Meeting. To maximize the utility of sessions for these oncology professionals, the ASCO University Editorial Board developed an online course for them.
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.
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.