12 practices in The Network participating in EOM

July 5, 2023

By Lalan Wilfong, MD, SVP, Payer & Care Transformation and Stuart Staggs, Sr. Director, Strategic Programs Engaging in the Enhancing Oncology Model (EOM), the successor to the Oncology Care Model (OCM), is a natural progression for The Network, as we remain dedicated to leading the way in delivering patient-centric redesign activities and enhanced services and […]

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Three takeaways from The Network’s Annual Conference 2023

May 18, 2023

By Marcus Neubauer, MD, Chief Medical Officer Our Annual Conference at the end of last month marked our first in-person event for The Network since before the pandemic, and it was so energizing to feel the collective power of The Network as leaders, physicians, and clinicians came together to connect with peers and learn about […]

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Oncology Care Model (OCM) – Six Years Later

April 5, 2023

By Lalan Wilfong, MD, SVP, Payer & Care Transformation and Stuart Staggs, Sr. Director, Strategic Programs After six years of dedicated effort to deliver high-quality care at a more sustainable cost, we’re pleased to share final Oncology Care Model (OCM) results from practices in The US Oncology Network (The Network). The practices’ dedication to value-based […]

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The Network is growing – now more than 2,000 providers strong

January 31, 2023

by Jason Hammonds, president 2022 was a year of tremendous growth for The US Oncology Network – and we’ve kicked off 2023 by announcing that two new practices have joined our organization. As we’re growing, we’re not only welcoming new physicians, providers, and practices, but we’re also expanding capabilities, insights and collaboration in support of […]

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The US Oncology Network reacts to the release of the Enhancing Oncology Model

July 7, 2022

As the largest participant in the Oncology Care Model (OCM), representing over 25% of total physician participation and nearly $250 million in combined savings to Medicare, The US Oncology Network welcomes the release of the Enhancing Oncology Model (EOM). “While we are continuing to review the details of the EOM, we are pleased The Centers […]

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Celebrating Oncology Nursing Month

May 6, 2022

Every May, we celebrate Oncology Nursing Month to recognize the critical role oncology nurses play in patient care. Despite the challenges of recent years, nurses have continued to show up for patients with fierce dedication and compassion.   This year’s theme, “The hands and hearts of hope,” reminds us that nurses are often a source of […]

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Developing a Quality Strategy for Value-Based Care Program Success

May 2, 2022

Value-based care can drive meaningful improvements in patient care by aligning payment with value. While many payers have value-based care programs, differences in structures and requirements can leave practices with an unbalanced focus on program requirements. Creating a quality and value-based care strategy allows practices to harmonize various programs ensuring high-quality patient care while minimizing […]

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Improving cybersecurity awareness to keep practices safe

December 16, 2021

Protecting oncology practices and patient information is more complex than ever in today’s increasingly hostile online environment. More than 93% of healthcare organizations have experienced a data breach over the past three years​.1  It is crucial to ensure all physicians and staff have the knowledge and understanding of cybersecurity threats, how they work, and what […]

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Early screening, biomarker testing, and targeted therapies can help save lives

November 30, 2021

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and bringing heightened attention, understanding, and support to a disease that kills more people than any other cancer couldn’t be more important.  Every 2.2 minutes someone is diagnosed with lung cancer and one in 16 Americans will be diagnosed with lung cancer in their lifetime. 1 Although smoking is […]

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The US Oncology Network Announces New National Policy Board Chair, Mark Fleming, MD

October 1, 2021

Dr. Mark T. Fleming, a physician with Virginia Oncology Associates (VOA), a member of The US Oncology Network, has been named the new Chair of the National Policy Board (NPB)—the governing board comprised of physician and operational leaders that guides and leads the organization. Elected by his or her peers, the NPB Chair serves as […]

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Delivering leading technology support so practices can focus on patient care

September 28, 2021

As the complexities of oncology care continue to evolve, providers need the latest information technology solutions ranging from basic infrastructure to clinical applications and tools to support their practices. The US Oncology Network’s proven technology ecosystem allows providers to focus on what matters most – delivering the best patient care possible, while The Network’s IT […]

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Collaborative Study Addresses Barriers to Targeted Cancer Treatment for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

June 4, 2021

Tremendous progress has been made over the last decade in the battle against cancer, as many exciting new treatments, including novel targeted therapies, have been developed. Unfortunately, not all patients have equal access to these promising therapies, as obstacles prevent certain patients from obtaining testing necessary to utilize some of these treatments. Financial challenges, access […]

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