Oncology Care Model (OCM)
September 26, 2023
Turning Awareness into Action for Prostate and Ovarian Cancers
By: Dr. Simon Blanc, Sr. Medical Director and Clinical Lead of Quality Research Initiatives September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: a time to focus attention on two highly challenging…Read more
September 18, 2023
Why Do Healthcare Stakeholders Need to Leverage RWD/E To Inform Their Precision Oncology Decisions?
The FDA defines real-world data (RWD) as “data relating to patient health status, or the delivery of health care routinely collected from various sources.” Such sources include electronic health records…Read more
August 07, 2023
What Is Genomic Testing? How Does It Drive Precision Medicine?
Genomic testing, also called biomarker testing, is a method of cancer care that examines the interactions between a patient’s genes to inform diagnosis and treatment. Genomic testing should not be…Read more
July 24, 2023
What Are Quality Initiatives in Healthcare?
Quality initiatives in healthcare refer to official measures by government or industry organizations that aim to improve the quality of care. The most well-known are those introduced and managed by…Read more
May 22, 2023
Improving Population Health in Cancer Care Through Advanced Analytics
Advanced analytics is an essential tool for improving population health management. It allows physicians and policymakers to examine and analyze critical data regarding treatments and procedures. These insights inform care…Read more
January 25, 2023
What Is Practice Transformation? And Why Is It Important?
Practice transformation is a process of change within a healthcare organization, defined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) as “a process that results in observable and measurable changes…Read more
August 23, 2022
Reimagining Value-based Care in Oncology: How the Enhancing Oncology Model will Continue the Evolution of Oncology Care
by Dr. Jeffrey A. Scott, Chief Medical Officer. In our previous blog post, we broke down CMS’ assessment of the Oncology Care Model (OCM) and found that there were both…Read more
August 17, 2022
Reimagining Value-based Care in Oncology: What OCM Can Teach Us Ahead of the Enhancing Oncology Model
by Dr. Charles Saunders, CEO of Integra Connect. The Oncology Care Model (OCM) came to an end in June of 2022, giving oncology providers, payers, and other industry observers the…Read more