COA Conference Coverage

We Must Bring Clinical Trials to Our Communities, Burris Says

(AJMC Managed Markets Network) Apr 24, 2020 - There's a way to boost participation in clinical trials and modernize the cumbersome process of patient accrual, noted current ASCO President Howard A. “Skip” Burris, MD, FACP, FASCO, on day 2 of Virtual COA 2020. It means shifting clinical trials out of hospitals and tertiary care centers and bringing them to the patients.

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COA Consensus: Telemedicine Is Here to Stay, but Practice Transformation Could Stall

(AJMC Managed Markets Network) Apr 25, 2020 - The bright spot of telemedicine's success during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic cannot overshadow the stresses on patients and practices said panelists during a legislative update on day 2 of the 2020 Virtual Community Oncology Conference, convened by the Community Oncology Alliance.

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COVID-19 Adds New Wrinkle in Shift to 2-Sided Risk in Oncology Care

(AJMC Managed Markets Network) Apr 23, 2020 - Oncology practices could use more time to become accustomed to 2-sided risk even without a global pandemic, but the current crisis makes the need more urgent, say payment reform leaders at the Community Oncology Alliance virtual conference.

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COA to Present Virtual Conference Due to Coronavirus

(AJMC Managed Markets Network) Mar 19, 2020 - The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) will present its annual Community Oncology Conference in a virtual format April 23-24, 2020, to join global efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). “These are times of unprecedented and unimaginable challenges for our health care system,” board members said in a letter today. “We have made the obvious decision to cancel the in-person conference.”

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COA Update on Coronavirus and the 2020 Conference

(COA) Mar 11, 2020 - As of today, COA is still planning for a safe and successful 2020 Community Oncology Conference, April 23-24.

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