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Webinars and Podcasts

COVID series 200x200 (1)To help the oncology community provide high-quality care to patients with cancer during the SARS-CoV-2 (also known as COVID-19) public health emergency, the Association of Community Cancer Centers established an online COVID-19 Resource Center. In addition to up-to-date evidence-based information, timely blog posts, and resources from professional and patient advocacy associations, it featured a weekly live webcast and mini-podcast series.

Seventeen webcasts featured guidance from experts in epidemiology, oncology business, telehealth, clinical trials, and more. Sixteen mini-podcasts explored high-priority topics in cancer care, including care coordination, safe cancer screening, and staff resiliency among many others. Click the links below to access our webcasts and mini-podcasts.


On-Demand Webcasts

  • Teri Bedard, BA, RT(R)(T), CPC, Executive Director, Client & Corporate Resources, Revenue Cycle Coding Strategies, highlights what your cancer program needs to know by discussing the changes to telehealth services, supervision, provider-based designations, and coding for services. (July 10, 2020)

  • Join Charles Saunders, MD, Chief Executive Officer, and Jennifer Webster, MS, Vice President of Analytics, IntegraConnect, as they present an overview of the current landscape of patient levels and services at cancer programs. (July 10, 2020)

  • Join a panel of Montefiore Health System providers for an in-depth look at their pandemic preparations and response and how they’re collecting data for care coordination and research. (June 19, 2020)

  • Join Raju K. Vaddepally, MD, Yuma Regional Medical Center Cancer Center, to discuss strategies for sustaining a robust clinical trials program in uncertain times and how to increase the relevance of research to vulnerable and underserved patients. (June 26, 2020)

  • ACCC and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) share how the COVID-19 pandemic presents a unique opportunity to better understand the effects of a disease outbreak on the delivery of high-quality cancer care and research. (June 12, 2020)

  • Join Steven A. Pergam, MD, MPH, Medical Director of Infection Prevention, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, for an overview of the applicability of existing guidelines to your program, discussion of several COVID infection prevention scenarios, and a look ahead. (June 5, 2020)

  • Deirdre Saulet, Advisory Board Company, and Amanda Henson, MSHA, MBA, FACHE, Baptist Health, share an overview of programs’ volumes in response to COVID-19, effective staffing strategies, tactics for supporting your care team, and how to prepare for potential future ‘waves’. (May 29, 2020)

  • Join our panel of experts for a review of the latest COVID-19 policy updates, including regulations on telehealth flexibilities from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and efforts to expand infusion of Medicare Part B drugs in patients’ homes. (May 21, 2020)

  • Michelle Shiller, DO, AP/CP, MGP, shares an overview of the current landscape of testing access and interpretation, guidance for establishing screening and testing protocols to fit your program. (May 22, 2020)

  • Jennie R. Crews, MD, MMM, FACP, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, shares her cancer program's recovery plans, provides guidance on operational and technological issues, and answers your questions. (May 15, 2020)

  • Shelli Laux, MBA, RHIA, CTR, CCRP, WellSpan Health, shares an overview of effective practices for virtual tumor boards, methods for ensuring attendance and participation, and insights into post-pandemic sustainability. (May 8, 2020)

  • Jenna VanGilder, MHA, RN, OCN, CENP, Edward Elmhurst Health, shares best practices in treating COVID+ patients with cancer, including the use of screening algorithms, approaches to patient and staff protection, communications planning. (May 1, 2020)

  • Lori Schneider, Oncology Operations Manager, Green Bay Oncology, and Dan Sherman, MA, LPC, Financial Navigator, Mercy Health St. Mary's, share an overview of financial resources available to financially strained patients during COVID-19 (April 24, 2020)

  • Tammy Turner, Executive Director, Community Cancer Center, and Nancy Laney, President, Laney IT Consulting, discuss the most important strategies for planning, building, and implementing a telehealth program. (April 16, 2020)

  • Teri Bedard, BA, RT(R)(T), CPC, Director, Client Services, Revenue Cycle Coding Strategies LLC discusses CMS’ changes to telehealth coding and billing in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, includes Q&A. (April 9, 2020)

  • Jennie R. Crews, MD, MMM, FACP, Medical Director, Research Integration and SCCA Network Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, shares her perspective and lessons learned as a medical oncologist working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 outbreak. (March 27, 2020)