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From angst to analytics: lessons learned from an oncology care model internal pilot. Amit Sarma, MD

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January 09, 2018
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Thirteen practices affiliated with the US Oncology Network (USON) were invited to participate in the Oncology Care Model (OCM) –

Contributor: Amit Sarma, MD

Author(s): Neubauer et al: J Russell Hoverman, MD,ab Jennifer Frytak, b Stuart Staggs, b Gil Jackson, b Amit Sarma, MDc Diana Verrillib and Marcus A Neubauer, MD b

Thirteen practices affiliated with the US Oncology Network (USON) were invited to participate in the Oncology Care Model (OCM), a value-based care initiative that required changes in the following domains: 24/7 coverage, electronic health records (EHR) certification, navigation and care coordination, continuous quality improvement, incorporation of the Institute of Medicine Care Plan, and adherence to nationally recognized guidelines. Although 24/7 physician coverage, access to EHR, and adherence to guidelines were routine for these practices, the other requirements represented significant challenges. To be prepared for this transformative opportunity, USON implemented… See the full article Here