The newly issued comprehensive ‘Oncology Medical Home’ standards can act as a roadmap for how practices can deliver high-quality cancer care. “Every single patient has the right to high-quality, evidence-based, and cost-effective cancer care,” said Everett E. Vokes, MD, current president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).
“However, our challenge as clinicians and as a broader oncology community has been to define what that high-quality cancer care looks like.”
“These new, comprehensive standards will remove ambiguity and serve as a strong foundation for all stakeholders to work together to ensure that every single person receives the care they deserve, throughout the entire patient journey,” he said in a statement.
The new standards, issued jointly by ASCO and the Community Oncology Alliance (COA), were published online July 13 in JCO Oncology Practice.
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