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Many patients with cancer now enjoy the invaluable benefits and flexibilities that telehealth makes possible. Patients have more convenient access to appointments, increased support from family caregivers who can attend virtual visits, and more time to focus on their work and families. Olalekan Ajayi, PharmD, MBA explains how the Telehealth Modernization Act can make this expanded healthcare access …
On July 29, the ACCC Financial Advocacy Network hosted an interactive virtual Town Hall: Financial Navigation During the COVID-19 Crisis: Tips from Financial Advocates. Chair Lori Schneider, Oncology Operations Manager at Green Bay Oncology, moderated a panel discussion and Q&A focused on helping financial advocates help patients continue to be able to pay for their cancer treatment during the …
An interview with Debra Patt, MD, PhD, MBA, FASCO, Executive Vice President, Public Policy and Strategic Initiatives, at Texas Oncology. Learn about what you can expect from Dr. Patt's keynote at the 38th ACCC National Oncology Conference.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, patients with cancer received care in three settings: hospital inpatient, hospital emergency room, and the outpatient clinic. But just as the pandemic overturned deep-rooted barriers to telehealth uptake, it also brought renewed attention to the hospital-at-home model.
On Tuesday, March 2, AMCCBS Virtual will focus on timely, real-world case studies from organizations that used the opportunities created by the pandemic to forge new paths forward. On March 2, sessions will focus on telehealth, virtual care, and remote monitoring. Speakers will address and lead conversations about the multiple and changing roles of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 has highlighted how challenging it is for cancer care providers large and small when healthcare resources are limited. One oncologist shares her experience on a task force that drafted a series of recommendations for moving forward in cancer care as the pandemic recedes.
The COVID-19 pandemic posed many new complications for cancer programs and practices across the United States. To keep COVID-19-positive patients with cancer out of the hospital where they could potentially infect others, Inova Schar Cancer Institute in Fairfax, Va., implemented remote patient monitoring technology to continually track patients’ vitals while they are at home and in between their outpatient …
At the risk of repeating a phrase that has been exhausted this year, the dawn of 2020 brought with it unprecedented times. Whereas a pandemic on its own would have dominated everything else, this year also brought on an economic depression; a racial awakening; record-breaking wildfires, hurricanes, and floods; political turmoil on an extraordinary scale; and a host of additional unique phenomena. …
The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on the cancer screening rate. While telemedicine has facilitated care delivery, there is a need for programs aimed at promoting screening. This understanding prompted Mercy Medical Center-Cedar Rapids, Hall-Perrine Cancer Center in Iowa to launch a initiative that has excelled in increasing their colorectal screening rates, and facilitated the provision …
On Wednesday, March 3, AMCCBS Virtual will focus on cancer service line efficiency and revenue optimization. Some of the biggest impacts on cancer programs and practices stemming from the pandemic have been regarding their clinical and financial performance. Attendees will gain new perspectives and learn new strategies to help them navigate and potentially rebuild their service lines to meet the demands …
The dawn of COVID-19 has brought change for all of us, but for cancer patients and survivors, that change has been particularly profound. Whether they are in active treatment or survivorship, people living with cancer often experience significant physical limitations, and this pandemic has put considerable restraints on aspects of all of our lives. The accompanying loneliness that this isolation can …
By Christian G. Downs, JD, MHA On August 4, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) proposed rules. The agency also released an accompanying executive order proposing increased flexibility for telehealth and rural healthcare in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. CMS is waiving …