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Call for Presentations

The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) and the Cancer Center Business Summit are joining forces to present one national meeting in 2018 focused on Business, Quality, Technology & Informatics, and Policy & Reimbursement.

Leading experts in oncology—including cancer care providers and business leaders—will come together to focus on innovation in oncology, including strategic service line planning, care delivery and business models, hospital and practice alignment strategies, healthcare policy, reimbursement and payment reform, data collection and reporting, alternative payment models, and more.

The call for presentations is now open. Individuals are invited to submit a presentation(s) in any of the tracks below. Key concepts may include (but are not limited to):


Track 1: Business
  • Hospital and physician alignment strategies
  • Marketplace consolidation
  • Multidisciplinary and inter-professional care delivery models
  • Implementation of precision and personalized medicine
  • Provider burnout and quality of life improvement strategies
  • Marketing and social media best practices
  • Strategies to improve provider/provider and provider/patient engagement and communication
  • Financial and business strategic planning
Track 2: Quality
  • Patient engagement models to improve symptom management and quality of life and reduce healthcare costs
  • Quality and performance improvement initiatives
  • Model risk assessment and financial assistance programs
  • Strategies for improving clinical research programs and patient accrual
  • Implementation of new treatments, including immunotherapies and genetic testing
  • Delivery of outpatient palliative care
  • Model supportive care programs
Track 3: Technology & Informatics

Technology tools and solutions to improve patient engagement and quality of care:

  • Redesign, realign, and streamline services
  • Improve provider recruitment and retention efforts
  • Transition from fee-for-service to value-based care
  • Improve data collection and reporting
  • Leverage data to strengthen and grow the cancer service delivery line.
Track 4: Policy & Reimbursement
  • MACRA and healthcare reform
  • Updates to oncology-specific regulations
  • Drug pricing efforts
  • 340B Drug Pricing Program
  • Alternative payment models
  • Reimbursement forecasts
  • Site neutral payment and other policies to align reimbursement across care settings.

Submission deadline is Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

Submit Presentation for Consideration

Submission Directions: Presentations will be reviewed and selected by a joint ACCC and Cancer Center Business Summit Taskforce. Individuals who are selected to present will receive a complimentary meeting registration, reimbursement for one night hotel, and transportation costs. Please note that ACCC will only reimburse one presenter per session. Additional presenters must pay their own expenses.

Questions? Contact Monique J. Marino, ACCC Senior Manager, Publications & Content, at

This event is co-hosted by:

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