Navigation Links
The Oncology Institute of Hope & Innovation Partners with Wellpoint and Stanford in Presenting a Tri-Part Research Collaboration at the 2016 ASCO Quality Care Symposium
Date:3/23/2016

The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation Partners with Wellpoint and Stanford in Presenting “The Achieving The Triple Aim in Cancer Care Through a Tri-Part Research Collaboration” at the 2016 ASCO Quality Care Symposium.

Subcategory: Learning from Projects Done in a Practice
Category: Practice of Quality
Meeting: 2016 ASCO Quality Care Symposium
Session Type and Session Title: Poster Session B: Science of Quality
General Session 6: Exemplars in Quality and Identifying High-Quality Practice
Abstract Number: 52
Poster Board Number: Poster Session B Board #A1
Citation: J Clin Oncol 34, 2016 (suppl 7S; abstr 52)

Author(s):
Manali I. Patel, David Ramirez, Andrew Nguyen, Caroline Hagan, Steven M Asch, Hilda H. Agajanian, Richy Agajanian, Arnold Milstein, Douglas W. Blayney; Division of Oncology; Clinical Excellence Research Center; Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA; CareMore, Cerritos, CA; Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA; The Oncology Institute, Los Angeles, CA; The Onc Inst of Hope and Innovation, Downey, CA; Division of General Internal Medicine; Clinical Excellence Research Center; Stanford University, Stanford, CA; Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Abstract:
Background: Curbing rising cancer care costs require models that safely lower expenditures and improve experience and outcomes. We developed a care delivery model integrating lay health workers to address early goals of care and symptoms (JOP 2015). We then created a research-collaboration with a health plan (which paid for care and processed claims), a contracted oncology group (which implemented the model), and a university research center (which designed the intervention and conducted the evaluation) to test effects on patient satisfaction, utilization, and costs. Methods: All patients newly diagnosed with cancer, referred to the contracted oncology group, and who were beneficiaries of the health plan from 11/17/13 through 9/30/15 were enrolled. We analyzed descriptive statistics and pre-intervention and 5-month post-intervention surveys to assess satisfaction with care and decision-making. Results: There were a total of 412 patients with cancer enrolled over the study period. The mean age of enrollees was 76 years; 53% were women. The mean risk adjustment score was 2.5 (http://www.CMS.gov). Gastrointestinal malignancies were the highest proportion of cancer diagnoses (26%) followed by breast (23%) and genitourinary cancers (13%). Thirty-one percent of patients were diagnosed with stage IV disease; 22% with stage I; 18% with stages II and III; and 10% with unknown stage. Twenty-two percent of patients died during the study period. In comparison to pre-intervention surveys, there were statistically significant improvements in overall mental and emotional health (p < 0.05) and improvements in satisfaction with care and decision-making (p < 0.05). Conclusions: Research collaborations can help to rapidly implement and test novel strategies of care delivery. These collaborations are needed to align stakeholder priorities to improve cancer care and reduce healthcare spending. Our collaboration demonstrates the feasibility of an all-stakeholder approach to designing and implementing innovative high-value cancer care delivery strategies. Our early findings demonstrate improvements in patient emotional and mental health and satisfaction with care and decision-making.

.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/oncologyinstitute/QualityCareSymposium/prweb13282095.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2016 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved


Related medicine news :

1. AJMC’s February Tweetchat to Feature COA's Ted Okon on Oncology Trends
2. Stupid Cancer Announces 14-City Road Trip and Annual Oncology Conference CancerCon
3. AJMC’s Evidence-Based Oncology Takes a Fresh Look at Massive Impact of Immuno-Oncology
4. 21st Century Oncology Appoints Timothy Shafman, M.D. as Senior Vice President, National Medical Director
5. Nelly Awkar, M.D. Joins The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation
6. Cost, Value of Cancer Drugs Take Center Stage in Current Issue of AJMC’s Evidence-Based Oncology
7. Hope for the Holidays Toy Drive at the Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation
8. Elliance’s Website for Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation Wins Multiple Web Design Awards in Health Care Sector
9. Healthcare Leaders Offer Solutions for Reforming 340B in New Issue of Evidence-Based Oncology
10. The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation San Pedro Open House -The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation Further Expands in San Pedro
11. AIS Interviews Capital BlueCross Exec on New Oncology PCMH Pilot Program
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/28/2020)... ... June 27, 2020 , ... ... the first online, full-day educational conference in the organization’s history. The online conference ... muscular dystrophy (FSHD), which was cancelled this year due to COVID-19. Nearly 300 ...
(Date:6/25/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2020 , ... Denials Management, ... providers on the key steps when filing appeals for denials of mental health and ... to help educate individuals about their appeal rights and explain the steps in the ...
(Date:6/24/2020)... ... ... Dr. Katinka van der Merwe, the creator of the world’s leading 12 week ... Grace podcast. She explains her outside-the-box, holistic approach to treating CRPS and how important ... diagnosed with CRPS about 10 years ago, Amberly Lago , the host of ...
(Date:6/24/2020)... ... ... Skyroam , the developer of patented virtual SIM (vSIM) technology for on-demand ... enterprise software for testing laboratories, in which its Skyroam Solis Lite 4G LTE hotspot ... (PDSL) kit. , “Stopping the spread of COVID-19 is a global effort that begins ...
(Date:6/23/2020)... ... June 23, 2020 , ... ... extremely challenging for patients and providers alike. The virus, which is primarily found ... contaminant and spreads through respiratory droplets, contact contamination, or by aerosols produced during ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/1/2020)... ... July 01, 2020 , ... ... Stratodesk NoTouch OS is available on NComputing devices. Thanks to fantastic new growth ... Stratodesk have formed a new partnership that will make the full Stratodesk NoTouch ...
(Date:6/25/2020)... ... June 25, 2020 , ... Billon ... to build a distributed ledger platform to store COVID-19 related certificates to support ... provide a fully functioning prototype for publishing, sharing and verifying a wide array ...
(Date:6/25/2020)... ... June 25, 2020 , ... Air Date: 22 June ... , “Eyes are our number one sensory input,” says Philip Paden, ... “Being able to see clearly is being able to receive information you need ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: