ACOA Conference Highlights

The question of how to define and measure quality in oncology is one of the hottest topics in oncology care today. At the 2012 annual conference of the American College of Oncology Administrators in Chicago this past June, a keynote panel discussed how they are meeting that challenge. Robert Hauser, PharmD, PhD, the new Senior Director of Quality and Guidelines at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), joined Beth Hayden, RN, BSN, MBA, OCN, Director of Oncology Services at the OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, Rockford, IL, and Jenna VanGilder, RN, BSN, OCN, Director of Cancer Services at Edward Hospital, Naperville, IL, in describing the national ASCO Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI), and how it is being adapted across the country and in their own centers. Read More ›

Oncology program administrators from across the country gathered in Chicago on June 21 and 22 at the American College of Oncology Administrators (ACOA) 2012 annual conference. The attendees of this meeting, held in the conference center of the American College of Surgeons, braved summer temperatures to focus on quality and accreditation issues in cancer care. Read More ›

Lou Levine, a cancer survivor from Chicago, IL, reminded a room full of cancer program executives at the American College of Oncology Admin istrators (ACOA) 2012 annual conference of the unique perspective that patients with cancer have on their treatment and care. Read More ›

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