On March 15, HIMMS News published an article authored by CancerLinQ LLC Chief Operating Officer Rich Ross that discusses the need for interoperability to for big data efforts to be successful.
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On March 22, ASCO’s big data initiative, CancerLinQ®, and newest journal, JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics (JCO CCI), will be highlighted at the Cancer Informatics for Cancer Centers (CI4CC) 2017 Spring Symposium and Workshop. This year’s meeting takes a focus on the role of registries in the national cancer data ecosystem.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- CancerLinQ LLC, a wholly-owned nonprofit subsidiary of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) announced today the formation of the CancerLinQ® Ambassadors Program. This new collaboration is a national practice engagement initiative that will provide on-the-ground support and guidance to CancerLinQ® participating practices on a regional basis.
CancerLinQ LLC and the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) are partnering to bring radiation oncology expertise to CancerLinQ® and improve the care of cancer patients nationwide. ASTRO will provide guidance for the development of the CancerLinQ® platform to ensure that the system captures more relevant patient data to drive actionable decision-making in cancer care, as well as to advance public policy and population health issues. ASTRO also will use insights from CancerLinQ Discovery™ to improve the care of patients receiving radiation therapy.
CancerLinQ LLC, a wholly owned nonprofit subsidiary ASCO®, has announced that the University of Virginia (UVA) Cancer Center has signed an agreement to participate in the CancerLinQ® platform.
On February 14, SAP’s online course “The Future of Genomics and Precision Medicine” will begin, and enrollment for the free course is now open.
A new set of articles in the Journal of Oncology Practice seek to gain physicians and patients’ perspectives regarding the ethical implementation of a rapid learning system (RLS) in oncology care.
ASCO has submitted comments to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in response to a Request for Information (RFI) on data sharing and management (NOT-OD-17-015).
On January 11, representatives from ASCO participated in the final event in the Cancer Moonshot℠ “Making Health Care Better” series, which focused on community oncology, at the White House.