McKesson Corporation announces collaboration with Navigating Cancer

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We are excited to announce a new development at Navigating Cancer. McKesson Corporation announced today a collaboration with Navigating Cancer to offer an enhanced Patient Relationship Management (PRM) platform, with a focus on our care management and triage pathways tools. This announcement and collaboration provide opportunity for increased reach of our solutions and enhanced ability to deliver additional innovations our … Read More

Upcoming 2019 Conferences and Events

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Learn About What’s New with Navigating Cancer Over the next several months we will be rolling out exciting new features and functionality for our Patient Relationship Management (PRM) solution – if you will be at any of these upcoming events, schedule a time to meet up: ACCC 45th Annual Meeting & Cancer Center Business Summit, Washington D.C., March 20-22, 2019 … Read More

The Oncology Care Model Patient Experience

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It’s no secret that policymakers are working to transform cancer care, shifting the basis of provider compensation from quantity of services to quality of outcomes. Currently, more than 20% of Medicare fee-for-service payments flow through alternative payment models (APMs), putting the Department of Health and Human Services within reach of their stated goals of 30% by 2016 and 50% by 2018. … Read More

Customizing Educational Resources for Cancer Patients

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According to Pew Research, 72% of internet users looked online for health information this past year. This is good because the more patients understand about their particular disease or treatment, the better equipped they are to manage symptoms or side effects. And poor health literacy is an independent risk factor for poor health outcomes, such as unnecessary hospitalizations and decreased treatment … Read More

Five Things You Should Know About the Oncology Care Model

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Soon, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) will announce the 100 participants for the Oncology Care Model (OCM), selected from the pool of applications they received last June. What do all cancer centers need to understand now about how OCM will impact cancer care? Read our blog in OBR from Navigating Cancer’s CEO Gena Cook here.

Good news for patients, providers and OCM participants: CMS is “dead serious about interoperability”

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Last week at the J.P. Morgan Annual Health Care Conference, CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt announced that going forward, rewards for providers will be less about the use of technology and more about the outcomes they achieve with their patients. One way to do this, he explained, is to level the playing field by requiring open APIs (application program interfaces). … Read More

Why We Do What We Do

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At Navigating Cancer, we’re a team of healthcare and technology veterans committed to helping patients and providers fight cancer better. Many of us have family members who have faced cancer, and a few among us are cancer survivors themselves. A couple times a year, we like to take the opportunity to switch on the employee spotlight and dedicate a blog … Read More

Navigating Cancer’s Official Comments on the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)

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To:        Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Date:    November 17th, 2015 Re:     Comments on the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS) Request for Information Regarding Implementation of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System, Promotion of Alternative Payment Models, and Incentive Payments for Participation in Eligible Alternative Payment Models
 Navigating Cancer is a HITECH-certified, modular EHR vendor that … Read More

Executive Report: Minimizing Hospitalizations for Cancer Patients

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Healthcare costs are at an all-time high. The total annual cost of cancer care in the U.S. is projected to reach $175 billion by 2020, if our current trajectory holds. As cancer care becomes value-based, providers are faced with the challenge of transforming clinic workflow to meet the requirements of new payment models while at the same time caring for … Read More