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Improve survival with remote monitoring

The recent annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology brings together more than 30,000 oncology professionals from around the world to discuss new innovations and treatments. ASCO’s Plenary Session highlighted four abstracts “deemed to have the greatest potential to impact

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Remote Monitoring Proven to Increase Survival

As the pressure on cancer care providers to identify ways to deliver high quality care at a lower cost, there is a big opportunity to use technology to give patients the personalized care they need. Navigating Cancer has led the way in

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The Power of Patient Education

We’ve always advocated that when patients understand their diagnosis and are knowledgable on what to expect it yields better outcomes and gives patients a better experience during and after treatment. That’s why we built a robust education engine to deliver targeted, treatment-specific content

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The Importance of Community-based Cancer Care

At the recent Community Oncology Alliance Conference, one session explored the question “Why does the site of cancer care matter?” Community oncology clinics are closing or being acquired by hospitals at a swift pace and they are looking hard at the reasons

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Team Member Spotlight: Amanda Drasnin

Some of us have dedicated our careers to the cancer field, some of us have dedicated our careers to helping people use technology to improve their lives and some of us just like helping people. We’re really proud of our work and

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OCM 2.0

At this year’s Community Oncology Alliance (COA) Conference, a session titled, “OCM 2.0: The Universal Oncology Payment Model,” drew a very large audience. It outlined what COA sees as the primary issues with the current model and provided some suggestions for revamping

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Team Member Spotlight: Chris Paredes

Some of us have dedicated our careers to the cancer field, some of us have dedicated our careers to helping people use technology to improve their lives and some of us just like helping people. We’re really proud of our work and

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Community Oncology Conference: Fueling the Cancer Moonshot

The recent meeting of the Community Oncology Alliance was a two day event that covered topics impacting community oncology practices including treatment advances, practice innovations and payment reform models. The sessions were packed with providers, patient advocates and other stakeholders very interested

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Partnering for better healthcare technology solutions

A recent article in Fierce Healthcare titled, “Health technology startups and innovators: Ignore physicians at your product’s peril” outlined the possible reasons that many healthcare related technologies miss the mark, fall flat or are never adopted or integrated into workflows in a

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Collaboration May Be the Key to Improving Cancer Care

The Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research (HICOR) recently held its annual Value in Cancer Care Summit which brought providers, patients and payers together to talk about challenges to overcome and opportunities to improve in cancer care. It was a day full

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Getting Prepared to Thrive in MIPS

The shift to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) is underway and like everyone involved in the delivery of cancer care, our team here at Navigating Cancer is digging into the new payment system to identify ways we can help providers continue

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NCCN Foundation Board Names New Leadership

Gena Cook, Co-Founder and CEO of Navigating Cancer has been named Chair of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Foundation Board of Directors – we’re excited about Gena’s expanded role with this important organization that is devoted to patient care, research, and education.

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Combine Telehealth and Remote Monitoring for Comprehensive Cancer Care

Navigating Cancer, the leader in oncology patient-engagement technology, is excited to introduce telehealth and remote monitoring capabilities to its Care Management solution. Together, these capabilities improve medication adherence, help reduce the negative impact of side effects and provide patient insights during chemotherapy

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A Cancer Patient’s Roadmap

Being diagnosed with cancer is a stressful experience, to say the least. In addition to understanding the diagnosis, reviewing treatment options, and unpacking the financial ramifications – just keeping track of everything can be a lot to deal with. It may seem

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Make patient-reported outcomes meaningful with PRM

Fierce Healthcare recently reported on a study that compared the information patients were including on paper questionnaires to what was actually recorded in the EMR. It probably comes as no surprise that the study found that frequently what was reported by the

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Team Member Spotlight: Adrian Pike

Some of us have dedicated our careers to the cancer field, some of us have dedicated our careers to helping people use technology to improve their lives and some of us just like helping people. We’re really proud of our work and

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Health Tracker: Managing Your Highest Risk Patients

Remote Monitoring and Patient Reported Outcomes As many cancer care providers recognize, one thing that could be vastly improved in the current care model is understanding what chemotherapy patients are experiencing between clinic visits. Knowing if the patient is experiencing an adverse

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Team Member Spotlight: Scott Grogan

Some of us have dedicated our careers to the cancer field, some of us have dedicated our careers to helping people use technology to improve their lives and some of us just like helping people. We’re really proud of our work and

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Worried About MACRA? Focus on Patient Engagement.

It’s no secret that the cost of healthcare is increasing at an unsustainable rate and it has been for a long time. As CMS and other payers struggle to shift incentives and identify ways to lower costs, they have introduced new programs

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