Oncology Care Model (OCM)
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
July 14, 2022
Preparing for the Enhancing Oncology Model: What Practices Need to Do Now
The Enhancing Oncology Model (EOM) will begin in July of 2023, giving practices a 12-month runway to prepare for the new value-based care program. Here’s what prospective participants need to do to…Read more