Moderated by Clifford Goodman, PhD, The Lewin Group, the summit will commence with a Working Group report delivered by Alan Balch, PhD, Patient Advocate Foundation, and Lisa Lentz, MPH, NCCN, followed by a panel discussion of the gaps in current tools and how to address these gaps in decision-making preparedness. The first panel discussion, Gaps of Value Tools for Patients in Cancer Care, features the following experts:
- Alan Balch, PhD, Patient Advocate Foundation
- Jack Gentile, Harborside Press, Patient Perspective
- Bruce Gould, MD, Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers
- Barbara Jagels, RN, MHA, CPHQ, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
- Michael B. Lawing, Kidney Cancer Association, Cancer Advocate
- Laura Porter, MD, Colon Cancer Alliance, Patient Perspective
The second half of the summit will focus on the utility of value tools for patients, beginning with a demonstration of a Breast Cancer Surgical Decision Support iPad Tool by Sandhya Pruthi, MD, of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, followed by an expert panel discussion titled, Understanding Principles and Parameters of Value Tools for Patients in Oncology. The second roundtable will cover the challenges to and feasibility of widespread adoption of value tools, as well as how to adopt standard processes with individual needs of the patient. The following experts will participate in the panel:
- Kate Chenok, MBA, Chenok Associates
- James Randolph (Randy) Hillard, MD, Michigan State University, Patient Perspective
- Linda House, RN, BSN, MSM, Cancer Support Community
- Sandhya Pruthi, MD, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
- Scott Shortenhaus, Lilly Oncology, PACE Program
- Beckie VonRuden, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Patient Perspective
On-site demonstrations of the following value tools will be available to attendees:
For more information or to register, visit NCCN.org/policy.
About the National Comprehensive Cancer Network
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), a not-for-profit alliance of 27 of the world's leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education, is dedicated to improving the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care so that patients can live better lives. Through the leadership and expertise of clinical professionals at NCCN Member Institutions, NCCN develops resources that present valuable information to the numerous stakeholders in the health care delivery system. As the arbiter of high-quality cancer care, NCCN promotes the importance of continuous quality improvement and recognizes the significance of creating clinical practice guidelines appropriate for use by patients, clinicians, and other health care decision-makers.
The NCCN Member Institutions are: Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Omaha, NE; Case Comprehensive Cancer Center/University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center and Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland, OH; City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA; Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center | Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, MA; Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC; Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA; Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA; The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD; Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Phoenix/Scottsdale, AZ, Jacksonville, FL, and Rochester, MN; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY; Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL; The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, Columbus, OH; Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY; Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO; St. Jude Children's Research Hospital/The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN; Stanford Cancer Institute, Stanford, CA; University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center, Birmingham, AL; UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, La Jolla, CA; UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, CA; University of Colorado Cancer Center, Aurora, CO; University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ann Arbor, MI; The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, Madison, WI; Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, TN; and Yale Cancer Center/Smilow Cancer Hospital, New Haven, CT.
Clinicians, visit NCCN.org. Patients and caregivers, visit NCCN.org/patients. Media, visit NCCN.org/news.
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