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Verdi Oncology, Inc. Partners with Detroit Physician to Open New Practice Location

Dr. Tarik Hadid Provides Comprehensive and Personalized Oncology Care in Detroit and Warren, MI NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Verdi Oncology, Inc., an oncology practice and clinical research management company, announced today it has partnered with Dr. Tarik Hadid to open Verdi…

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240% Growth in Oncology Drug Approvals in 2017; Good News for Cancer Patients

240% Growth in Oncology Drug Approvals in 2017 Good News for Cancer Patients Wes Chapman January 2, 2018 Introduction Advances in medical oncology depend on successful drug development – and that means successful clinical trials, leading to approval by the…

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MIPS for Medical Oncology Practices – Strategic Considerations

MIPS/MACRA 2018 Strategic Considerations for Medical Oncology Practices Implications of a Zero Sum Game Wes Chapman December 2017 A Doomsday Solution to a Zero Sum Game   Strategic Situational Analysis   MACRA/MIPS (MIPS) will become the operational standard in 2018…

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340B medical Oncology Practices and Hospitals – Time to Bail Out?

340B Medical Oncology Practices and Hospitals – Time to Bail Out? November 20, 2017 Wes Chapman Time to Bail Out of 340B? On November 1st, CMS announced sweeping changes in the reimbursement of 340B eligible drugs, “Today, the Centers for…

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Silent Clues to Fixing Healthcare

Hey, President Trump, To fix the Healthcare mess, listen to the dog that didn’t bark! Dr. Grant Bagley & Wes Chapman July 4, 2017 Preface: This is the first in an occasional series of articles looking at selected healthcare policy…

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Private Payers – Use Artificial Intelligence to Reduce Costs, Improve Care and End Prior Authorization

Practical Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Oncology Care Part II: Private Payers Using the OCM Infrastructure and AI: Wes Chapman February 7, 2016 Occam’s razor: The Origin of KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid) Introduction In July of last year Medicare…

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Artificial Intelligence: Improving Oncology Safety Through Post-Approval Analytics

Practical Considerations of Artificial Intelligence in Oncology Care Part I: Improving Safety through Post-Approval Analytics Wes Chapman December 23, 2016 Can HAL improve oncology care?   For almost all Baby Boomers, our first introduction to artificial intelligence (AI) was the…

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Practical Considerations of High Reliability in Medical Quality & Safety

Is Your Quality System Stuck in the Mud? Practical Considerations of High Reliability in Medical Quality Moving from Good to Great July 26, 2016 Wes Chapman & Pieter Weijand Static performance – stuck in the mud From good to great…

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High Reliability Organizations (HROs) – Healthcare Considerations & Applications

High Reliability Organizations (HROs) Practical Considerations in Formation and Development for Healthcare May 20, 2016 Wes Chapman Aircraft Carrier Flight Decks – A Classic HRO Environment High Reliability Organizations (HROs) are high-risk workplace environments, designed for and achieving safe and…

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Financial & Operational Requirements of Oncology Super Groups

The Oncology Care Model (OCM) Financing & Operational Requirements of Super Groups Making Value Based Care Work for Community Oncology Wes Chapman April 28, 2016 OCM – Opportunity & Risk The OCM program, now well on its way to becoming…

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