Connect with Navigating Cancer this fall!

Stephanie GingerValue-based Care

We are looking forward to a few upcoming events and would love to connect with you if you will be there too! Let us know! Association for Value-Based Cancer Care Summit Next week some of our team members are heading to the Association for Value-Based Cancer Care Summit in New York City. This conference, held on October 16-18, is focused … Read More

Join us for a webinar presented by Advisory Board

Stephanie GingerPatient Reported Outcomes, Remote Monitoring

Improve cancer patient satisfaction and reduce costs with remote monitoring Thinking about exploring remote symptom monitoring for cancer patients at your organization? Join us for a special presentation from Advisory Board’s Oncology Roundtable on Tuesday, October 22nd from 3-4pm EST! This presentation will review some of the models and technologies that cancer programs have implemented for remote symptom monitoring. The … Read More

New! Download an eBook to learn more about PRM technology

Stephanie GingerPatient Relationship Management

Introduction to PRM Technology

Navigating Cancer spent the last 10+ years developing technologies to improve cancer care for patients and providers. Through that time and with the benefit of some really innovative clinical partners, we’ve seen exciting progress in cancer care. We’ve seen: The positive patient impact of targeted, timely information about diagnosis and treatment plans The power of symptom management with triage pathways to … Read More

Succeeding in value-based care requires transformation

Stephanie GingerPatient Relationship Management

At Navigating Cancer we talk to all different kinds of cancer care providers, including small, community practices, large, multi-location practices, or even hospitals and health systems. They’re all facing similar challenges and regulatory pressures to: Help patients avoid the emergency department and subsequent hospitalizations Monitor and manage oral adherence for chemotherapy Involve the patient in their care via shared-decision making … Read More

The Emerging Challenges in Cancer Care

Stephanie GingerPatient Relationship Management, Patient-centered Care, Value-based Care

Leverage digital tools to improve cancer care

During a session at the recent Advisory Board Oncology Roundtable meeting, Stuart Clark, Managing Director, shared three emerging challenges for cancer care providers: value-based care, clinical innovations, and patient experience. Those likely don’t come as a surprise, but there were some interesting insights provided during the talk, including that the most under appreciated challenge is the rising expectations of patients. … Read More

AJMC’s Innovation and Quality in Oncology Care

Stephanie GingerCare Management Solution, Value-based Care

AJMC’s Institute for Value Based Medicine recently hosted an event titled “Innovation and Quality in Oncology Care.” It featured several leaders in the transformation of oncology care who are changing the way cancer care is provided and improving patient experiences and outcomes. In addition to transformation, the importance of data emerged as a key theme. Healthcare has been reactive for … Read More

Don’t ignore the financial impact of a cancer diagnosis

Stephanie GingerPatient Engagement

At the recent Value in Cancer Care Summit, a former bankruptcy judge, Karen Overstreet, addressed the financial toxicity that often comes with a cancer diagnosis. Cancer is overwhelming and confusing and there is often not a lot of transparency about the financial impact. Patients are reluctant to discuss financial concerns with their care team – either out of embarrassment or … Read More

Better Cancer Care with Patient Reported Outcomes

Stephanie GingerPatient Reported Outcomes, Remote Monitoring, Symptom Management

The Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research recently held its 6th Annual Value in Cancer Care Summit. The morning plenary session was given by Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, entitled “Collecting Patient Reported Outcomes to Improve Cancer Care.” Dr. Schrag began her talk by reminding the audience that a patient reported outcome (PROs) is “any report of the … Read More

Give your patient engagement efforts a boost

Stephanie GingerPatient Relationship Management, Symptom Management

A central requirement of many value-based programs is patient engagement and cancer care providers have invested significant time and money into engagement efforts. Yet it continues to be a real challenge. Portals are generally underutilized, office visits are short and medical information is complicated. That’s why Navigating Cancer is taking its Patient Relationship Management platform to the next level. Instead … Read More