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ACCC OCM Collaborative Workshop

Oncology Care Model Collaborative Workshop
held during the
ACCC 43rd Annual Meeting, CANCERSCAPE

Friday, March 31, 2017
9:45 AM – 1:00 PM
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel

The OCM Collaborative Workshop is an exclusive event for providers participating in the Oncology Care Model. The workshop will provide peer-to-peer learning with like-minded professionals, and examine effective practices and innovative strategies for implementing OCM requirements.

The workshop will consist of several snapshot presentations by OCM practices which will highlight innovative ideas and solutions for meeting OCM requirements, workgroups on hot topics, a facilitated Q & A session, and opportunities to network with your OCM peers. Come ready to share your biggest challenges and success stories in this collaborative forum.

For more information on how you can support or participate in the OCM Collaborative, please email Elana Plotkin at


OCM Collaborative Workshop Agenda:

9:45 – 10:00 AM

Welcome and Introductions
Steve L. D’Amato, RPh, BSPharm
Executive Director, New England Cancer Specialists
Chair, ACCC OCM Collaborative

10:00 – 10:30 AM

OCM Participant Snapshots—Round One

Physician Engagement and Compliance Dashboard for Data-Driven Quality Improvement
Nikolas Buescher, MHS, and Elizabeth Horenkamp, MD
Lancaster General Health

OCM Education for Office Staff
Anne Marie Rainey, MSN, RN, CHC
Clearview Cancer Institute

Incorporating 360 ° Care for the Oncology Patient
Elise Longfellow, RN
Summa Health System

A series of 8-minute presentations will highlight innovative strategies to meeting OCM requirements and meaningful Oncology Care Model success stories, and encourage the discussion and exchange of ideas.

10:30 – 10:45 AM

Audience Q & A and Networking

10:45 – 11:20 AM

OCM Participant Snapshots—Round Two

Value of Informatics Knowledge for Data Analytics
Colleen Hayes, RN, and Judy Stone, CMPE
Stamford Health

Health Systems Alignment for a Common Goal
Danielle Hubbard
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Implementing OCM Similar to a Clinical Trial
Amy Ellis and Jessa Morrison
Northwest Medical Specialties, PLLC

11:20 AM – 11:30 AM

Comments and Updates from CMMI
Ron Kline, MD
Lara Strawbridge, MPH

11:30 AM – 12:15 PM

Successes and Challenges with Your EMR: Moderated Lunch Workgroup
Break out into vendor-based workgroups to discuss pain points and solutions for managing the OCM requirements as related to your EMR during this family-style lunch.

12:15 – 12:45 PM

Financing the OCM—Where Does the Money Go?
Participate in a facilitated conversation about the financial investment needed to participate in the OCM, including the cost of unreimbursed services vs. MEOS payment, staffing, and long-term capital investments for OCM compliance.

12:45 – 1:00 PM

Conclusion, Workshop Summary, and Next Steps
Jessica Turgon, MBA, ECG Management Consultants
Leah Ralph, Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC)

* Agenda subject to change


Registration Details:

The registration rate for the OCM Collaborative Workshop is $150—or FREE with your CANCERSCAPE registration! The OCM Collaborative Workshop will be held during the ACCC 43rd Annual Meeting, CANCERSCAPE, from March 29-31, 2017, where you will find solutions to meet the demands of a shifting healthcare landscape. Attend the OCM Collaborative Workshop and CANCERSCAPE to benefit from sessions that address the impact of the new administration, value framework tools, site-neutral payment policy, Medicare payment changes, alternative payment models, and more.

All attendees must pre-register for the OCM Collaborative Workshop through the CANCERSCAPE registration portal. Only those who are pre-registered for this workshop will be admitted.

The OCM Collaborative Workshop is an exclusive event for providers participating in the Oncology Care Model.

Learn more about the ACCC OCM Collaborative here.

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