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The Oncology Care Model Unplugged – An Open Discussion on Next Steps

The CMS Innovation center (CMMI) recently announced the development of a new payment and delivery model to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of specialty healthcare. The new Oncology Care Model (OCM), one of several models being developed by CMMI, requires participating physician practices that administer chemotherapy to enter into payment agreements with CMS to measure financial and performance accountability for episodes of care. Incentives in OCM…
Carevive
July 21, 2015
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Why Cancer Registries Matter for Survivorship Care Programs

A cancer registry is a systematic collection of data about cancer and tumor diseases. The data are collected by Cancer Registrars. Cancer Registrars capture a complete summary of patient history, diagnosis, treatment, and status for every cancer patient in the United States, and other countries as well. Lifetime follow-up is another important aspect of the cancer registry. Current patient follow-up…
Bob Bausmith
July 16, 2015
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Survivorship Care and Care Plans: Transforming Challenges into Opportunities

Dr. Carrie Stricker attended last month's Arizona Cancer Survivorship Care Plan Summit in Phoenix Arizona.  The summit was a joint effort between the Arizona Cancer Coalition , the Arizona  Department of Health Services,  and the Susan G. Komen® Central and Northern Arizona. http://www.slideshare.net/OnQHealth/survivorship-care-and-care-plans-transforming-challenges-into-opportunities Comprehensive Cancer Control (CCC) Programs work in their community to promote healthy lifestyles and recommended cancer screening, educate…
Carevive
June 18, 2015
CME

Improving the Quality of Multiple Myeloma Treatment with Patient Care Plans

Improving the Quality of Multiple Myeloma Treatment with Patient Care Plans: Pilot Testing the Impact of Continuing Education and Care Planning on Symptom Management FOR REFERENCE ONLY Release Date: April 24, 2015        Valid for credit through December 31, 2016 ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY: 4.75 hours Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Carevive Systems, Inc.   TARGET AUDIENCE This…
Carevive
June 1, 2015
In The News

National Cancer Survivors Day® is Sunday, June 7 #CelebrateLife

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Communities to Recognize Cancer Survivors, Raise Awareness on National Cancer Survivors Day® – Sunday, June 7 Originally posted on http://www.ncsd.org/news-1/communities-to-recognize-cancer-survivors-on-sunday-june_7 On Sunday, June 7, 2015, tens of thousands of people around the world will gather in their local communities to observe the 28th annual National Cancer Survivors Day®. Hundreds of cities across the U.S. and abroad will hold…
Carevive
May 28, 2015
In The News

5 Key Takeaways From Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

What has been labeled as the ultimate biography of cancer, Barak Goodman’s documentary Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, based on the book by Siddharta Mukherjee, aired in March and is causing quite the buzz within the oncology community. The amazing biopic covers a wide range of topics of cancer ranging from early treatments from 1900s, advancements in surgery, targeted…
Carevive
May 18, 2015
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GW caSNP Survivorship Webinar FAQs Answered

GW caSNP and Carevive Health teamed for the webinar Survivorship Care Plans: Introducing A Novel Technology to Transform Burden into Opportunity on April 15. The 1 hour timeframe was not enough for presenter Dr. Carrie Stricker to answer all the participant questions, therefore we thought it prudent to post all of the answers here on our blog.  We'd like to thank…
Carrie Stricker
May 4, 2015
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Putting It All Together: Personalized Care For Cancer Survivors

Presentation made by Dr. Carrie Stricker at American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology 56th Annual Meeting. Nursing Session VI Survivorship Panel As part of ASTRO's 56th Annual Meeting, the Nurses’ Program included 11 sessions and a luncheon designed to address the educational needs of radiation oncology nurses. The Nurses’ Luncheon was open to all Annual Meeting nurse registrants. http://www.slideshare.net/OnQHealth/putting-it-all-together-personalized-care-for-cancer-survivors
Carrie Stricker
April 9, 2015