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Directors from Aetna, Inc, gathered recently with a panel of thought leaders to explore the evolution of the oncology medical home (OMH) against the backdrop of the company’s experiences in this area. The discussion, held in November at the Cancer Center Business Summit, highlighted initiatives Aetna has undertaken and options the company has explored in recent years.
A panel of experts gathered recently to explore changes that are expected for oncology in the field of personalized medicine as well as their impact on future delivery systems. The panel discussion, held in November at the Cancer Center Business Summit, highlighted what appears to be a gap between the medical community and companies that provide testing for personalized medicine. At the same time, the panelists agreed that available data and information relating personalized medicine to cancer treatment choices is not yet being used to full efficacy, which presents an untapped opportunity for cancer patients.
Changes in oncology payment and reimbursement as well as delivery models were reviewed recently by an expert panel at the Cancer Center Business Summit (CCBS). Providers, payers, industry representatives, and thought leaders were on hand to share their thoughts and experiences.
Practice managers, physicians, and members of industry gathered recently at the Cancer Center Business Summit (CCBS) to consider the state of cancer care delivery and its future. A panel discussion among key thought leaders featured perspectives from the oncology community as well as national policy advisors.
Practice managers, physicians, and members of industry gathered recently at the Cancer Center Business Summit (CCBS) to consider the state of cancer care delivery and its future. A panel discussion among key thought leaders featured perspectives from the oncology community as well as national policy advisors.
Changes in oncology payment and reimbursement as well as delivery models were reviewed recently by an expert panel at the Cancer Center Business Summit (CCBS). Providers, payers, industry representatives, and thought leaders were on hand to share their thoughts and experiences.
Information is king in this day and age, and while collecting it is difficult, possessing it could lead to change.
On a regular basis, news headlines across the country announce the opening of another accountable care organization (ACO)—a phrase that was rarely, if ever, heard before the passage of the Affordable Care Act. This game-changing healthcare reform element created the mechanism for Medicare providers to establish ACOs.
We have to control oncology costs; we think it makes sense to work with physicians to do so, but we have a long way to go in a short time frame. These were the general messages from 4 leading payers at the 2012 Cancer Center Business Summit.
The Cancer Center Business Summit grew out of interest in innovative business models for the delivery of cancer care in community oncology.
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