National Comprehensive Cancer Network

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Guidelines Pathways and the IT Superhighway: Impact on Drugs and Biologics Utilization

Taped October 7, 2010 in New York, New York

This module addresses trends impacting the delivery of evaluative information and the influence on decision-making about the use of diagnostics, biomarkers, drugs, and biologics. This module includes reviews of issues, programs, and trends in informatics and information systems from the provider, payor, and informatics perspectives including:

  • Systems in development and available for decision-support for clinicians in oncology
  • Integration of key information to support system recommendations
  • Views of academic and community clinicians regarding information and system needs
  • Strategic views of payors, including PBMs, on use of decision-support tools in management of drug/biologic use
  • Strategies of companies in marketing systems for use in precertification, pay for performance, quality evaluation, etc
  • EHR
  • Systems integration across platforms


  • William  T.  McGivney, PhD, National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) (Moderator)
  • Lida  Andrews, PharmD, CVS Caremark
  • Ephraim  P.  Hochberg, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
  • Michael  Kolodziej, MD, New York Hematology Oncology
  • Ed  Pezalla, MD, MPH, Aetna Inc.

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File Size: 287 MB       Length: 77 minutes       Last Updated: 12/17/2010

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