ASCO has announced that the first three practices in Spain have received Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) certification through QOPI Certification Program™, LLC (QCP). The accreditations were given today at the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2017 Congress in Madrid, Spain.
On August 25, a new article published in JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics, “Automating QOPI Quality Measure NHL78a,” reports how the authors were able to use data from an electronic health record and Microsoft SQL Server database management system to complete the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) measure NHL 78a, which addresses Hepatitis B testing in patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
A new, national study finds there is a critical need to better integrate geriatric education into oncology fellowship training. The study, sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and published in Journal of Oncology Practice (JOP), evaluated hematology/oncology fellows’ education, clinical experiences, and perceived proficiency in geriatric oncology.