ASCO in ACTION From health care reform to physician reimbursement to access to quality care, visit ascoaction.asco.org for timely information on research policy, clinical affairs, government relations, and quality of care issues that affect your practice, cancer care, and cancer research. And, check out their newResourcestab.
PHYSICIAN PAYMENTS SUNSHINE ACT Read ASCO's analyis of the final rule here.
Click here for current FDA information about drug shortages.
Click here for current ASHP information about drug shortages.
MUST READING FOR EVERY ANCO MEMBER PRACTICE Community Oncology Alliance
(Avalere Cost of Care Study COA Community Oncology Practice Impact Report)
ASCO CONNECTION ASCO Connection is a social networking site where physicians, nurses, and practice administrators can easily connect, collaborate, and exchange information about day-to-day issues facing oncology practice. There are forums for EHRs, policy, and practice, amongst other resources.
ANCO MEMBER RESOURCES AT DMHC & CMA Resources to help you address third-party payer problems
at the Department of Managed Health Care and California Medical Association
CALIFORNIA DMHC LETTER TO HEALTH PLANS Download the letter here.
ANCO CORPORATE MEMBER AND OTHER
DRUG REIMBURSEMENT & PATIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM RESOURCES
Updated information is available here.
ANCO 2013 STAFF SALARY SURVEY Download the survey instrument here.
ANCO FAX NEWS & The ANCO Directory of Members
Download the latest edition here.
CALIFORNIA ONCOLOGY WEEKLY The ANCO Online ListServ has been superceded by the joint ANCO/MOASC e-publication California Oncology Weekly that is e-mailed and FAXed to previous recipients of the ANCO Online ListServ and ANCO FAX News each Monday evening. Contact ExecDir@anco-online.org if you need are not receiving the California Oncology Weekly.
OPLINC BEST PRACTICES REVIEW NEWSLETTER Oplinc is a national organization that was founded with the purpose of developing a collaborative environment within the oncology community. The bi-monthly Oplinc Best Practices Review Newsletter, sponsored by Lilly Oncology, and written by Risë Cleland, provides an in-depth look at the issues and challenges facing oncology practices. This educational newsletter focuses on issues relevant to the oncology community. Download the latest edition at here.
ASCO'S Electronic Health Records (EHR) Resources
(including general information/standards, EHR adoption roadmap/tools,
oncology EHR field guide, podcasts, EHR events/meetings, other professional resources,
and government resources)
California Medical Association's (CMA)
Health Information Technology (HIT) Resource Center
California Health Information Partnership and Services Organization