A new study in the Journal of Oncology Practice surveys practices within ASCO’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) to learn about real world implementation and use of Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs). The survey yielded valuable information on the perception of PROs among oncology practices and the data currently being collected.
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The number of international practices certified in delivering high-quality cancer care based on rigorous standards established by ASCO is increasing. The Medisprof Cancer Center in Romania joins six other practices in Brazil, Greece, and Spain in achieving ASCO’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification.
Data abstraction for ASCO’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Round 2 of reporting opened on July 5 and will close on Tuesday, Dec. 4. Round 2 final reports will be available on Dec. 18.
ASCO Practice Consulting Services & Support is expanding its offerings to include new clinical consulting services designed to help oncology practices standardize patient care, use their workforce efficiently, and transition patient care to a value-based care delivery model.
On April 2, ASCO released a video that features several physicians who work at various practice types that have achieved Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification discussing what this certification means to them, their staff, and their patients.
ASCO is launching ASCO Practice Central, a new website that serves as an online information hub to help oncology professionals navigate a complicated and ever-changing practice environment—while providing high-quality patient care. The first ASCO website dedicated to the business of oncology, ASCO Practice Central provides a one-stop, centralized resource that oncology practices can use to address a wide range of practical issues, including changes to physician reimbursement, quality reporting requirements, and business management practices.
ASCO’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Round 1 of reporting opened for registration on Feb. 5; data abstraction will open on Tuesday, Feb. 27 and close on Friday, June 1.
Clinica AMO has become the second practice in Brazil to receive Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) certification through QOPI Certification Program, LLC, and the sixth practice internationally to receive this accreditation.
ASCO and the American Society for Radiation Oncology have launched their new, joint platform for quality reporting, making it easier for oncologists to comply with federal government reporting requirements in 2018.