Tag: Cancer Navigation

Preventive Screenings, Cancer Screenings

Delayed Cancer Screenings Lead to Dramatic Decrease in Newly Diagnosed Patients

LexisNexis Highlights How Stay at Home Orders Have Impacted Preventive Screenings, Diagnoses Information and analytics provider LexisNexis recently reported that stay-at-home orders have led to alarming trends in preventive screenings for cancer, with reductions of up to 91% in April and May 2020, when compared to the same time period in 2019. The decrease in screenings produced double-digit...

Cancer, Cancer Navigation, COVID-19, Oncology

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HHS Confirms Launch of New Mandatory Bundled Payment Models

HHS Confirms Launch of New Mandatory Bundled Payment Models

In remarks to the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative, HHS Secretary Alex Azar confirmed that new mandatory bundled payment models are coming. During his tenure as Secretary of HHS, Azar has consistently signaled that new, required episode-based payment models are coming, and elaborated on those plans in yesterday’s remarks, saying, “We need results, American patients need change,...

Alternative Payment Models, BPCI, BPCI Advanced, Bundled Payments, Cancer, Cancer Navigation, CJR Model, OCM, Oncology, Oncology Care Model

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2018 National Patient Navigation Compensation Survey Results

2018 National Patient Navigation Compensation Survey Results

From late 2017 through early 2018, we invited those working in navigation roles in the U.S. to participate in a patient navigation compensation survey. In addition to questions on pay, survey respondents also provided information on their professional experience, the makeup of their navigation teams, training experiences, and more. It is our hope that the resulting data will provide much-needed...

AONN, Cancer Navigation, Nurse Navigators, Nursing, Patient Navigation

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Tina Graham, COO, Guideway Care

A New Direction in Cancer Care – American Healthcare Leaders Magazine Interviews Guideway Care COO

“Working at Guideway Care is one of the most exciting things I’ve ever been able to do in my career,” Graham says. “This company has such a great purpose. We are doing something that improves patient care and population health while making health care more affordable for everyone in the system.” Read the full article at https://americanhealthcareleader.com/2017/new-direction-cancer-care/.

Cancer, Cancer Navigation, Care Guidance, Patient Navigation

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Craig Parker, CEO, Guideway Care CEO

Craig Parker Tells the Guideway Care Story in a Techbilder’s Blog

The story behind Guideway Care goes back to the early 2000s, when a team from UAB led by Ed Partridge and Mona Fouad secured a grant to conduct women’s health screenings in rural Alabama. Their goal was to eliminate the disparities in disease detection and treatment between rural and urban regions. Read more at http://www.techbilders.com/index.php/2017/10/11/craig-parker-guideway-care/.

Cancer, Cancer Navigation, Care Guidance, Health Disparities, Patient Navigation, Rural Health, UAB Medicine

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Dr. Edward E. Partridge, Guideway Care CMO, 2018 Healthcare Bundled Payments Conference

Guideway Care Welcomes Chief Medical Officer, Edward E. Partridge, M.D.

Birmingham, AL, October 3, 2017: Edward E. Partridge, M.D., has been named chief medical officer of Birmingham, Alabama-based Guideway Care, according to an announcement by Craig Parker, the company’s president and CEO. Dr. Partridge, recognized as one of the country’s leading gynecologic-oncologists, is highly regarded for his work to improve access to quality health care for underserved populations...

Cancer, Cancer Navigation, Care Coordination, Care Guidance, Health Disparities, OCM, Oncology Care Model, Patient Navigation, UAB Medicine

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Guideway Care

Guideway Care Helps OCM Participants Exceed Navigation Requirements With a Superior Patient Experience

Guideway Care is presenting at a regional Oncology Care Model (OCM) and Healthcare Reform Summit Meeting on July 12, 2017 at UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Wallace Tumor Institute building. The purpose of this event is to better prepare participants for OCM, MACRA, OPPS, and the value-based care delivery programs of the future. The introduction of CMS’ Oncology Care Model is recognition of...

Cancer Navigation, Care Coordination, Care Guidance, OCM, Oncology Care Model, Patient Navigation

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UAB Medicine, Cancer Navigation Program, COPD Care Guidance

UAB Expands Cancer Navigation Program Nationally With Guideway Care

Read this story online and see photo at www.uab.edu/news . The UAB News Studio is available for live or taped interviews with UAB experts.   BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Every diagnosis of cancer comes with fear, anxiety, even confusion. Patients are faced with crucial decisions and have an urgent need for information they can trust. Most of all, patients need someone to help guide them through the complex...

Cancer, Cancer Navigation, Care Guidance, OCM, Oncology, Oncology Care Model, Patient Care Connect, Patient Navigation, Readmissions, UAB Medicine

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