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ACCC held a LinkedIn live event on March 13, 2023, with subject matter experts, who shared strategies for tackling lung cancer disparities in the Appalachian Region and beyond.
On November 10, 2022, ACCC President Dr. David R. Penberthy, MBA, held his third in a series of four Tech Talks, where invited subject matter experts and ACCC members discussed remote patient monitoring (RPM) in cancer care.
Every November we remember National Lung Cancer Awareness Month. So ACCCBuzz spoke with Caroline Wolf to learn more about CHI Memorial's lung screening outreach efforts and Breathe Easy Mobile Lung Screening Program.
On September 16, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network convened experts and stakeholders in D.C. for a policy summit spotlighting today’s cancer screening and prevention landscape. Learn what speakers discussed, including what changes need to happen to create an equitable future for all people at risk—or not—for cancer.
To fill a care gap, The James Cancer Hospital opened a new set of front doors to its facility—The James Cancer Diagnostic Center—to ensure all patients with a concern for cancer could be quickly evaluated, even if they didn’t have a confirmed diagnosis.
Through a virtual panel on advancing acute care into the home, Modern Healthcare's Hospital at Home virtual briefing lays out three key needs any cancer program or practice should address when implementing an acute care hospital-at-home program.
Advocating on behalf of their patients and programs, ACCC members from 14 states participated in Virtual Hill Day, speaking with Congress and their staff on key legislation asks regarding access to care, telehealth, prior authorizations, and more.
ACCCBuzz had an opportunity to speak with B.J. Rimel at Cedars-Sinai Cancer Center about the organization's LGBTQ+ Cancer Symposium and barriers to oncology care members of these communities face.
Looking to the future, CMS is seeking to leverage the agency’s strength to advance health equity; drive high-quality, person-centered care; and promote the affordability and sustainability of the Medicare Program.
Dr. Richard Ingram shares why he got involved in ACCC's Appalachian Community Cancer Alliance and why it's so important for this initiative to collaborate closely with primary care providers in the region.
During a recent virtual briefing by Modern Healthcare, one session explored the current trends and models of excellence in at-home care. ACCCBuzz highlights panelists' insights on the common characteristics and challenges of successful hospital-at-home programs.
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.
Presbyterian Healthcare Services developed a unique service, offering patients with cancer certain clinical interventions and wellness checks in the comfort of their home that is provided by the Albuquerque Ambulance Service Mobile Integrated Health team.
The second post in a three-blog series, ACCCBuzz shares how Carolina Blood and Cancer Care Associates' NOLA initiative is addressing access to care, clinical trials, biomarker testing, and more.
This blog is the first in a two-part series on value-based care transformation, focusing on new site of care settings like patients' homes.
Carolina Blood and Cancer Care Associate's No One Left Alone (or NOLA) initiative is a multi-phase pilot program aimed at lessening disparities in cancer care in three key areas: care access, biomarker testing, and clinical trials.
ACCC—which has made mitigating disparities in cancer care a core component of its mission—recognizes the importance of National Minority Health Month and National Minority Cancer Awareness Week this April.
As we turn the corner toward 2022, for oncology to drive equity forward: We need every member and every discipline, patient, leader, payer, industry partner, and innovator working together to provide the most equitable care possible in a sustainable way.
ACCC has long highlighted the racial and ethnic disparities that exist in oncology and hematology care delivery to advocate for true health equity for all patients with cancer. Through various programs, ACCC helps teach members of the multidisciplinary cancer care team how they can help patients overcome barriers and disparities in various treatment settings.
Rather than fielding its annual Trending Now in Cancer Care survey while cancer programs were experiencing unprecedented challenges due to the extended public health emergency, ACCC chose to facilitate conversations with its members to capture the lived experiences of the most pertinent issues impacting oncology practice and care delivery.
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