Value-Based Care

Dawn Holcombe, MBA, FACMPE, ACHE, explains why private payers are making the transition from traditional reimbursement models to value-based models at a slow pace and how OCM performance results may impact this transition.
Robin T Zon, MD, FACP, FASCO, and Bobby Daly, MD, MBA, discuss ASCO's recently published results of an evaluation of national pathway vendors against the Criteria for High-Quality Clinical Pathways.
Texas Oncology and Aetna partnered to provide a practice-based program that reduced costs while maintaining adherence to treatment pathways and patient satisfaction in Medicare patients.
Bobby Daly, MD, MBA, and Ray D Page, DO, PhD, discuss the ramifications of clinical pathway vendor conflicts of interest and the potential issues of full transparency on the part of committee members.
A recent literature review analyzed the alternative payment models used in the real world and how they have affected the quality of oncology care.
Widespread use of alternative payment models may improve the quality of breast and colorectal cancer screening programs.
Experts at the ACCC 44th Annual Meeting & Cancer Center Business Summit identified some of the largest drivers of change and rapidly evolving initiatives in oncology care, including costs of care and precision medicine initiatives.
A recent study examined a potential association between system-level integration and longitudinal costs of cancer care.
Clinical pathways may require a deeper consideration of the patient experience in order to achieve the goals of the Triple Aim, according to Winston Wong, PharmD.
The NCCN has selected Envision's medical affairs platform to help manage proposals and investigator-initiated clinical trials in an effort to improve patient quality of life and reduce cancer-related deaths.