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How Can Professional Societies Serve the Oncology Community?

Taped March 13, 2013 in Hollywood, Florida

This module provides expert insights into how professional societies, individually and collaboratively serve the oncology community, and provides a forum for discussion about effective collaboration and how they see the roles of their organizations evolving over the next five years:
  • Discussion about current collaborations amongst the represented organizations and especially best practices
  • Discussion about current collaborations with Industry and especially best practices
  • How can Industry best support their efforts?
  • Research funding
  • Defining and Measuring value and success of outreach and collaborations
  • Transparency
  • Redundancy of efforts
  • What do they foresee the new as the needs of oncology community?
  • How will the Affordable Care Act affect what they do to support their constituents?
  • Discussion about advent of state exchanges and the implications for patients and providers.
  • Collaborations with payers and employers
  • Supporting community oncology
  • How the Sunshine Act may effect collaboration with Industry
  • How do you see the role of your organization evolving over the next five years?

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  • Clifford  Goodman, PhD, The Lewin Group (Moderator)
  • Kenneth  Adler, MD, American Society of Hematology
  • Christian  G.  Downs, JD, MHA, Association of Community Cancer Centers
  • Bruce  Gould, MD, Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers
  • Gerald  Robbins, MD, Florida Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Samuel  M.  Silver, MD, PhD, University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Sandra  M.  Swain, MD, Washington Cancer Institute/American Society of Clinical Oncology

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File Size: 162 MB       Length: 75 minutes       Last Updated: 06/06/2013

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