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Oncology Issues sat down with Dr. Schilsky to look back on his career and look forward to future research breakthroughs in this era of COVID-19 and beyond.
Adoption and Expansion of Telehealth Solutions_Profile_Nurse Adoption and Expansion of Telehealth Solutions Multidisciplinary Profile: Nurse The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) conducted a brief interview with Lee Klemptner, RN, BSN, CHPN, a nurse care coordinator at the University of Virginia (UVA) Outpatient Palliative Care Clinic in Charlottesville. The clinic sees …
Before the onset of COVID-19, telehealth was a rarely used mode of healthcare delivery. Laws and regulations were not friendly to telehealth; restrictive interstate licensing rules and poor reimbursement effectively meant it was rarely an option for most patients. Much of that changed in early 2020, when the country shut down seemingly overnight in response to COVID-19. By April 2020, outpatient …
Adoption and Expansion of Telehealth Solutions_Infographic.pdf Adoption and Expansion of Telehealth Solutions: Survey Highlights The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) conducted a survey between February and March 2021 to gain an understanding of how cancer programs have incorporated or planned to incorporate telehealth services to care for patients during the COVID-19 public …
OI | Vol. 36, No. 4, 2021 | accc-cancer.org 83 action ACCC Hosts First Virtual Hill Day On May 12, 2021, ACCC hosted its 2021 Virtual Hill Day. Forty-three members from 24 states attended more than 70 meetings with U.S. House and U.S. Senate offices. ACCC member participants came from all different backgrounds and included physicians, financial advocates, social workers, nurses, …
At the height of the pandemic, many people were actively avoiding hospitals. The concern: during this extended period of time, there could be delays in cancer detection and treatment rates. The James Cancer Hospital opened a new set of front doors to its facility, The James Cancer Diagnostic Center, where patients can be evaluated, diagnosed, and treated all under one roof.
The 2020 Trending Now in Cancer Care Survey marks the eleventh year of an annual ACCC survey designed to identify current and emerging trends across U.S. cancer programs.
Adoption and Expansion of Telehealth Solutions_Case Study_Emory Healthcare Adoption and Expansion of Telehealth Solutions Case Study: Emory Healthcare’s High-Quality Virtual Multidisciplinary Liver Tumor Clinic Multidisciplinary care team members from Emory Healthcare participated in a group interview about their experience with telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Below is their …
Professional Associations American College of Surgeons The American College of Surgeons COVID-19 and Surgery online resource. ACS accreditation and verification programs grant one year extension (includes Commission on Cancer). (3/24/2020) ACS Cancer Programs Postponement FAQs (3/30/2020) ACS (April 17) guidance for preparing to resume elective surgery after COVID-19 has peaked in …
Subject: How Pfizer Oncology Together is addressing patient needs during COVID-19 For: ACCC State Society Members Thank you for reaching out to inquire about how Pfizer is helping patients in need through our Pfizer Patient Assistance Program during the COVID-19 crisis. I am providing this information in response to your request. Pfizer recognizes the strain that the COVID-19 pandemic is …
DRAFT BMY Patient Support Initiative Release (01186912.DOCX;16) Bristol Myers Squibb Expands Patient Support Programs to Help Newly Uninsured Patients in the U.S. Immediate Relief Available PRINCETON, N.J. – April 7, 2020 – Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) today announced an expansion of its existing patient support programs to help eligible unemployed patients …
In 2022, ACCC conducted a survey to measure patient, caregiver, and provider perceptions and adoption of messaging tools, electronic questionnaires, and connected devices used to track and monitor symptoms during cancer treatment.
We sat down with ACCC President Krista Nelson, on how her personal experiences during the pandemic—and those of her colleagues and patients—deeply impacted her and influenced the development of her 2021-2022 ACCC President’s Theme.
WAHO/WON Annual Conference Friday, August 21, 2020 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM This educational activity is jointly provided by AXIS Medical Education and Wisconsin Association of Hematology and Oncology (WAHO) Target audience This activity is intended for all members of the multidisciplinary cancer care team including physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician assistants, managers, …
WAHO/WON Annual Conference Friday, August 21, 2020 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM This educational activity is jointly provided by AXIS Medical Education and Wisconsin Association of Hematology and Oncology (WAHO) Target audience This activity is intended for all members of the multidisciplinary cancer care team including physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physician assistants, managers, …
Microsoft Word - Cures 2.0 SxS_0424 CLEAN.docx 1 21st CENTURY CURES 2.0 TITLE I: PUBLIC HEALTH Section___: National Testing and Response Strategy for Current and Future Pandemics Challenge We must improve our nation’s surveillance and testing capabilities to support the U.S. response to this and future pandemics. Capabilities and strategies for testing, data sharing …
A $1.5 trillion omnibus spending package for fiscal year 2022 was passed with broad bipartisan support in Congress and signed into law by President Biden on March 15, 2022.
Leadership Panel Addresses Top Issues in Oncology Care BY CHRISTIAN G. DOWNS, JD, MHA In April, at the virtual 2020 Community Oncology Alliance Annual Conference, leaders across the cancer care community gathered online for a panel discussion of current events and policy priorities in oncology care. COVID-19 and its fallout on community cancer centers dominated the discussion, which was …
Adoption and Expansion of Telehealth Solutions_Profile_Oncologist Adoption and Expansion of Telehealth Solutions Multidisciplinary Profile: Oncologist The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) conducted a brief interview with Gary C. Doolittle, MD, a medical oncologist at the University of Kansas Health System, based in Kansas City, Kansas. The health system serves patients …
Managing chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) can be challenging, even under normal circumstances. But in this unprecedented era of COVID-19, the challenges have multiplied.