ASCO Hosts Quality Care Symposium

16 Apr 2012 1:27 PM | Lori Aubrey (Administrator)

ASCO's inaugural Quality Care Symposium (November 30-December 1, 2012 in San Diego, California) will bring together practicing physicians, researchers, health system administrators, and patient advocates to share strategies and methods for measuring and improving the quality of cancer care.

This exciting new ASCO conference is the first ever meeting focused exclusively on oncology outcomes. The goal is to promote innovation and strategic planning in this expanding field of health services research. The meeting will explore ways to engage patients in quality improvement activities, eliminate disparities in quality improvement reporting, and optimize comparative effectiveness research. The two-day Symposium will feature didactic educational sessions, panel discussions, oral abstract sessions, and poster sessions.

Session topics include:

  • Does Value Mean Quality?  The Payer's Perspective
    • Tying Payment Incentives to Measurement
  • Models that Work - Integration Across the Spectrum
    • Public Reporting
    • International, Community, and Academic Perspectives
  • Interventions to Improve Cancer Care Quality
    • EMR Data Mining
    • ASCO's Approach to Health IT & Rapid Learning Systems
  • Reengineering Your Practice to Deliver Quality and Value
    • Moving from a Craft-Based to a Production-Based Model
Bring your team to the table. Learn more at

Quality Care Symposium


Northern New England Clinical Oncology Society
P.O. Box 643
Sandown, NH 03873-0643
Telephone (603) 887-1948

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