Evidenced Based Medicine

In addition to minimizing unnecessary emergency room visits and hospitalizations, payers are also interested in assuring cancer care is evidenced based.  This includes treatments, supportive therapy, and advanced imaging.  There is also interest in assuring the ordering physician has all appropriate patient information before ordering treatment.  Resources to assist with assuring cancer care is evidenced based:

Peer authored and maintained clinical pathways – This set of clinical pathways was developed and used by participating oncology teams during a Medicare CMMI project through the COME HOME team.  This FREE resource can be accessed at  www.innovativeobs.com
 

Pathway tools

 

Comprehensive Pathway Resource Guide

http://www.medicalhomeoncology.org/UserFiles/OncologyPathwayReferenceDocument.pdf

Value Pathways and Clear Value Plus

http://www.medicalhomeoncology.org/UserFiles/ValuePathways.pdf

New Century

http://www.medicalhomeoncology.org/UserFiles/NewCentury.pdf

Eviti Advisor

http://www.medicalhomeoncology.org/UserFiles/eviti%20Advisor%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf

Via Oncology

http://viaoncology.com/

Pathware

http://www.cardinalhealth.com/en/services/physician-s-office/physicians-office-business-solutions/vitalsource-gpo/oncology-solutions/clinical-solutions/pathware-pathways-solution.html

NCCN page

http://www.nccn.org/

ASCO reference to guidelines

http://www.asco.org/quality-guidelines/guidelines

   

Clinical Trials

 

Available clinical trials

http://www.eviti.com/cancer_care/support/clinical-trials/

Clinical Trials budgeting tool                               

Clinical Trial Budget Worksheet

 

 

Evaluation and Management

 

Audit Tool

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