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American Journal of Managed Care – A generation ago, doctors made decisions, and everyone else adapted. The rise of patient-centered care has changed the game, making medicine a team effort, in which the physician collaborates with nurses, social workers, nutritionists, and other specialists. Most of all, physicians seek input from patients themselves. This is especially true in cancer care, where the advances have never been greater.  Read More

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The American Journal of Managed Care > April 2018  – Oral anticancer medications are frequently used to treat patients with cancer. We found significant time and energy burdens for clinic staff and patients in obtaining these drugs. …. As payers and healthcare providers examine methods for quality improvement, they should consider improved processes to facilitate prompt initiation of OAMs.   Read More

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Chris Kepinski speaking at AJMC’s Institute for Value-Based Medicine

NCODA member Chris Kepinski, clinical oncology pharmacy manager for Southern Oncology Specialists in North Carolina, recently spoke on a national panel regarding advancing quality in oncology care as part of the Institute for Value-Based Medicine, a new initiative of The American Journal of Managed Care.

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