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Transformative Care Models

This session during the recent ACCC National Oncology Conference featured a look at new care models and practice transformations that have been prompted by value-based care and posed several questions for the audience to start the session. About half reported their program

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Dr. Ethan Basch Receives Clinical Research Award

Dr. Basch was the recipient of the Clinical Research Award at ACCC’s National Oncology Conference in Orlando last week. This award recognizes individuals whose research has significantly and positively impacted the oncology patient. Dr. Basch has done this with his work with

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Lessons Learned from the Oncology Care Model

It probably comes as no surprise that the Oncology Care Model is still a hot topic among cancer care providers. This was underscored by the significant interest in a recent session at the ACCC National Oncology Conference in Orlando. The session prompted

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Practice transformation in value-based cancer care

At the 2019 Association for Value-Based Cancer Care Summit this year, we sat in on this great panel called “Practice Transformation Embracing Clinical Decision Support Systems and Care Management Processes and Influence on Value Based Cancer Care.” In this post we’ll provide

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Community oncology perspectives on value-based cancer care

At the 2019 Association for Value-Based Cancer Care Summit this year, we sat in on a great panel called “Community Oncology Perspectives on Value-based Cancer Care” that focused on community oncology practices. At Navigating Cancer we support community oncology practices across the

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Connect with Navigating Cancer this fall!

We are looking forward to a few upcoming events and would love to connect with you if you will be there too! Let us know! Association for Value-Based Cancer Care Summit Next week some of our team members are heading to the

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Join us for a webinar presented by Advisory Board

Improve cancer patient satisfaction and reduce costs with remote monitoring Thinking about exploring remote symptom monitoring for cancer patients at your organization? Join us for a special presentation from Advisory Board’s Oncology Roundtable on Tuesday, October 22nd from 3-4pm EST! This presentation

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Improving Care with the Oncology Care Model

A recent blog from the American Journal of Managed Care called “Lessons From the Field: How Practices Are Succeeding Under OCM,” recapped a discussion from NCCN’s policy summit with 2 organizations working to succeed in the Oncology Care Model (OCM). OCM practices

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Measuring Success in Value-Based Care

Recently Definitive Healthcare hosted a virtual panel for the second session of their panel series focused on measuring success in value-based care. Three panelists from healthcare technology organizations participated and brought their unique perspectives on implementing value-based care initiatives to the conversation.

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New! Download an eBook to learn more about PRM technology

Navigating Cancer spent the last 10+ years developing technologies to improve cancer care for patients and providers. Through that time and with the benefit of some really innovative clinical partners, we’ve seen exciting progress in cancer care. We’ve seen: The positive patient impact

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Succeeding in value-based care requires transformation

At Navigating Cancer we talk to all different kinds of cancer care providers, including small, community practices, large, multi-location practices, or even hospitals and health systems. They’re all facing similar challenges and regulatory pressures to: Help patients avoid the emergency department and

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The Emerging Challenges in Cancer Care

During a session at the recent Advisory Board Oncology Roundtable meeting, Stuart Clark, Managing Director, shared three emerging challenges for cancer care providers: value-based care, clinical innovations, and patient experience. Those likely don’t come as a surprise, but there were some interesting

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Improving the early cancer patient experience

The cancer patient journey begins well before the first appointment with an oncologist. In this year’s Advisory Board Cancer Patient Experience Survey, the results focused on what matters most to patients early in their cancer journey, and how providers can deliver better

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AJMC’s Innovation and Quality in Oncology Care

AJMC’s Institute for Value Based Medicine recently hosted an event titled “Innovation and Quality in Oncology Care.” It featured several leaders in the transformation of oncology care who are changing the way cancer care is provided and improving patient experiences and outcomes.

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The COA Oncology Care Model 2.0 webinar

On Friday July 12, 2019, the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) held a webinar to review their proposed plan for the next iteration of the Oncology Care Model (OCM), OCM 2.0. Last month COA announced their full proposal for OCM 2.0, which was

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Don’t ignore the financial impact of a cancer diagnosis

At the recent Value in Cancer Care Summit, a former bankruptcy judge, Karen Overstreet, addressed the financial toxicity that often comes with a cancer diagnosis. Cancer is overwhelming and confusing and there is often not a lot of transparency about the financial

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Better Cancer Care with Patient Reported Outcomes

The Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research recently held its 6th Annual Value in Cancer Care Summit. The morning plenary session was given by Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, entitled “Collecting Patient Reported Outcomes to Improve Cancer Care.” Dr. Schrag

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Give your patient engagement efforts a boost

A central requirement of many value-based programs is patient engagement and cancer care providers have invested significant time and money into engagement efforts. Yet it continues to be a real challenge. Portals are generally underutilized, office visits are short and medical information

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Closing the loop for symptom management

In the transition to value-based care, symptom management for cancer patients has emerged as a key factor in not only delivering high quality care, but also preventing unnecessary ED visits and hospitalizations. Triage nurses using Navigating Cancer’s Patient Relationship Management platform are

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Artificial Intelligence and Community Oncology

The Community Oncology Conference recently featured a panel discussion of organizations piloting an artificial intelligence (AI) program. The discussion opened with John Frownfelter, the Chief Medical Information Officer at JVION, describing the challenges of cancer care today and value-based programs, in particular.

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Introducing Home Care Instructions blog

Give your patients added support after managing a triage incident over the phone. Deliver follow up Home Care Instructions right to the patient in a convenient way. After speaking with a patient and providing interventions for symptom management, your care team can

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Catching up with Minnesota Oncology

Minnesota Oncology, a member of The US Oncology Network, has been participating in pay for performance programs over the past five years and are in the process of becoming certified as an oncology medical home. This large, innovative practice wanted to ensure

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Upcoming 2019 Conferences and Events

Learn About What’s New with Navigating Cancer Over the next several months we will be rolling out exciting new features and functionality for our Patient Relationship Management (PRM) solution – if you will be at any of these upcoming events, schedule a

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