Still not sure about the most effective ways to deliver high quality cancer care while lowering costs at the same time? A recent study from the Stanford Cancer Institute published in JAMA Oncology titled, “Critical Lessons From High-Value Oncology Practices” identified 13
So value-based cancer care has arrived. Even with added resources and funding, early participants in value-based programs like the Oncology Care Model are already facing the complexity of reducing the cost of cancer care. With so many factors contributing to the cost
Minnesota Oncology, an affiliate of The US Oncology Network and leading cancer care provider, selected Navigating Cancer’s software platform to enable proactive care and remote support for its patients. The practice will leverage the Patient Relationship Management software to centralize its triage
Last April I wrote about a study that looked at barriers to medication adherence. It concluded that peer-to-peer support can have a positive impact for patients and help them stay on treatment. It caught my eye because Navigating Cancer’s mission is to
Over the past year Navigating Cancer has seen interest in our Patient Relationship Management platform (PRM) continue to grow at a rapid pace. Just this year we have added hundreds of providers and their care teams to the platform. They rely on
In order to succeed in value-based programs like the Oncology Care Model, Cancer & Hematology Centers of Western Michigan (CHCWM) was looking for a way to replace manual, labor intensive systems and redesign its triage process to help patients in a quicker,
Northwest Medical Specialties(NWMS) is making headlines with its innovative approach to the Oncology Care Model (OCM). The Association of Community Cancer Centers recognized the practice’s research-based approach to its value-based care initiatives with an Innovator Award last year. As a follow up,
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania recently published their findings regarding methods for cancer patients to avoid the emergency department, titled “Best Practices for Reducing Unplanned Acute Care for Patients With Cancer.” The results, published in ASCO’s Journal of Oncology Practice, included
Oklahoma Cancer Specialists and Research Institute (OCSRI) is the largest physician-owned oncology network in Oklahoma, offering services at five cancer centers throughout the state with board-certified physicians specializing in Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Gynecological Oncology, Onco-supportive Dermatology and Cutaneous. The practice includes
Chilmark Research recently published its “2018 Patient Relationship Management Market Scan Report” and hosted a webinar to share some key takeaways it gained from talking with over 60 vendors in the space, including Navigating Cancer. During the webinar, analyst Brian Eastwood described
So what’s the progress in the Oncology Care Model and what’s coming next? During a panel discussion at the Community Oncology Conference OCM participants and a representative from Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) weighed in and offered their perspectives. The
If you will be at the 2018 Community Oncology Conference April 12-13, 2018 just outside of Washington, DC – we’d love to connect with you! This conference is a great way to stay up to date on topics including the latest information about
At the ACCC Annual Meeting & Cancer Center Business Summit recently held in Washington, D.C. a general session titled “Technology’s Role in the Future of Community Oncology” featured the leaders of two innovative practices that use Navigating Cancer’s patient relationship management software
During its recent conference, ACCC provided an update regarding MIPS and MACRA. The well attended session featured a cross section of panelists including Sibel Blau, MD, Northwest Medical Specialties, Jennie R. Crews, MD, MMM, FACP, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Andrew Furlow, Hogan
Navigating Cancer is focused on building tools that connect the patient to their care team and the potential of remote monitoring to help cancer patients throughout treatment is very exciting. As cancer practices shift to value-based care and work to transform their
We are excited to partner with Michigan’s largest private oncology/hematology practice to streamline its workflow, improve efficiencies and provide better care with our oncology-specific software solution. With more than 20 physicians across five main clinic site and high patient call volumes, many related to
January 24th | 10:00 am PT UPDATED: Recording now available Reducing hospitalizations will be an important factor in lowering the cost of cancer care. Remote monitoring is an underused tool that is gaining attention from both research communities and payers. Join us
This certification qualifies MIPS Eligible Providers (EPs) and hospitals utilizing Navigating Care to meet MIPS ACI and Meaningful Use Stage 3 requirements. We are excited to offer our partners another important tool to succeed in value-based care. “Navigating Cancer is committed to
Navigating Cancer’s patient education service, which includes content from validated sources including the National Cancer Institute, will now offer its provider network access to a variety of free resources and services for blood cancer patients. Linking to the LLS website, patients can
On November 2nd CMS released the MACRA final rule for 2018. It’s 1,653 pages long. If you haven’t had a chance to dig into it, here are a few things to think about. Also, if you’re interested in a deeper dive into
As the pioneer in patient relationship management, we have long advocated for putting the patient at the center of their care. We also believe that technology plays an important role, as cancer care becomes more complex and the number of stakeholders increases.
UPDATED: If you missed this webinar, there is a recording now available. ORIGINAL POST: Join us for a webinar where we will go through how the final 2018 MACRA rule could impact you. We will break down how your composite MIPS score
Provide remote monitoring, facilitate patient reported outcomes and get rewarded. Embracing the use of digital tools that connect patients to their care team will become increasingly important as cost becomes a bigger factor in your overall MIPS composite score.
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