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The Oncology Care Model: Ten Strategies for Hospitals

The Oncology Care Model: Ten Strategies for Hospitals The OCM; Hospitals & Physician Practices: Economic Control & Incentives Is the Shoe on the Other Foot? Introduction – The long-suffering physician practice vs. the dominant hospital Medical oncology has long held a unique position in CMS based payment through its use of “buy-and-bill” relationship to drugs sold to patients under Part B.…
Wes Chapman
October 5, 2015
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On Q Health is now Carevive Systems

New name.  Same excellent solution for your practice. Only the name has changed. Nothing else. Our commitment to deliver high quality e-clinical tools to support the oncology team’s delivery of quality cancer care is still the same. Introducing Carevive Systems. Pronounced /kair’vaiv/. We’ve grown up quite a bit since our incorporation in early 2013. We set out to help cancer…
Carevive
August 4, 2015
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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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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
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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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The Oncology Care Model (OCM) Model Explained

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMS Innovation Center or CMMI) is continuously developing new payment and delivery models designed to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of both primary and specialty care. Among those specialty models is the Oncology Care Model, an innovative new payment model for physician practices administering chemotherapy. Under the Oncology Care Model (OCM), practices and…
Carevive
March 31, 2015
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New Carevive Care Planning System™ Functionality for Clinical Trial Accrual

Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the United States, yet patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) have limited effective treatment options, often offering only modest improvements in survival. The landscape for NSCLC treatment is changing rapidly, however, and many new targeted and immunotherapy agents are being studied in NSCLC clinical trials. Low participation in…
Carevive
March 31, 2015
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Survivorship Webinar Participants Speak Out: Care Plan Improvements Needed

On March 6, 2015, Carevive Health hosted a webinar on survivorship program development and evaluation with survivorship experts Drs. Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN and Jennifer R. Klemp, PhD, MPH and Alicia Rosales, LCSW, OSW-C. We had 423 registrants and 238 live attendees, which speaks loudly to how many of you across the country are working hard to overcome the challenges of survivorship care…
Carrie Stricker
March 31, 2015
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Webinar Event – Survivorship Care Plans: Introducing A Novel Technology to Transform Burden into Opportunity

Presenter: Carrie Tompkins Stricker, PhD, RN, AOCN; Co-Founder and Chief Clinical Officer, Carevive Health, Inc.  GW Cancer Institute's Center for the Advancement of Cancer Survivorship, Navigation, and Policy (caSNP) is hosting a unique webinar opportunity to get a first hand glimpse of our Care Planning System (CPS™). The webinar titled "Survivorship Care Plans: Introducing A Novel Technology to Transform Burden into Opportunity"…
Carevive
March 15, 2015