The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has launched their 30-day preview period for Physician Compare. Physician Compare is the website created by CMS to house publically reported performance scores for clinicians and group practices that provide Medicare services.
On Oct. 16, applications opened for ASCO’s 2017 Quality Training Program, which is shifting its training model to regional settings. The program is designed to train oncology health care providers to investigate and implement data-driven quality improvement and manage clinical and administrative processes and outcomes.
This year, October 16–22, has been designated as National Quality Week, a period dedicated to celebrating the contributions that health care professionals make and their impact on the field. ASCO is using this time to recognize the oncology professionals and members at practices around the nation who are engaged in the various quality and measures initiatives that the Society offers.