NantCare Unveils Solutions to Support CMS Oncology Care Model

NantCare Unveils Solutions to Support CMS Oncology Care Model

NantCare, a member of the NantWorks will be providing community oncology practices with solutions and resources that will help these practices comply with the administrative and clinical requirements put forth by the CMS’ new Oncology Care Model (OCM). Typically only available at large cancer institutions,  NantCare will provide access to clinical trials through facilitation of participation in Cancer MoonShot 2020’s QUILT Trials, eliminating the need for patients to travel to major cancer centers for care and treatment.

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Cancer MoonShot 2020 will arm oncologists with new tools

Cancer MoonShot 2020 will arm oncologists with new tools

In 2016, more than 1.6 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed and cancer will kill an estimated 600,000 Americans. "When a patient is first diagnosed with cancer, they are overwhelmed with a sense of uncertainty. Our goal is to develop personalized immunotherapeutic treatment options and arm oncologists with the necessary tools to combat cancer with certainty," says Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong in an interview with Managed Healthcare Executive. 

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Medical breakthroughs enhance health, economy of region

Medical breakthroughs enhance health, economy of region

The recent groundbreaking ceremony in Richland Township paves a way for the establishment of the Johnstown Heart and Vascular Center in the region. The collaboration with Windber hospital represents the positive impact of the medical center on the community that would now have access to basic as well as comprehensive cardiovascular care in the growing Richland region. In the future, the Windber hospital will hold clinical trials for cancer treatment, and will further connect the research institute’s science with other Cancer MoonShot 2020 efforts across the globe to improve treatments and eventually eradicate cancer.

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