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QC measures improve with CMS Oncology Care Model

Rocque G et al. J Oncol Pract. 2019. doi: 10. 1200/JOP.18.00390.

Key clinical point: The CMS Oncology Care Model is showing promise to improve care.

Major finding: Intervention group saw statistically significant improvement in 9 of 15 quality measures, most notably those pertaining to pain management, emotional distress, and documentation of advanced directives.

Study details: A quality improvement project involving 171 breast cancer patients and 33 clinical providers.

Disclosures: The study was supported by grants from the American Cancer Society and Genentech. Dr. Rocque reported support from Genentech and Pfizer.

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Citation:

Rocque G et al. J Oncol Pract. 2019. doi: 10. 1200/JOP.18.00390.