Category: COA In The News

Playing Field Tilted Against Small Practices

Created on: Friday, October 09, 2015

In this interview, Bruce J. Gould, MD, who is the medical director of Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers in Marietta, GA, shares his experience as a private oncology practitioner facing competition from large medical centers with respect to 340B drug pricing.

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COA Executive Director Ted Okon Quoted in Article on Cancer Drug Pricing

Created on: Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Ted Okon argues that doctors should be addressing the overall cost of cancer care, not just the price of chemotherapy and medications.

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COA Executive Director Discusses CMMI Oncology Care Model

Created on: Wednesday, June 03, 2015

At the 2015 Oncology Stakeholders Summit held by AJMC, Ted Okon joins others in discussing the CMS/CMMI oncology payment reform model.

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COA Board Member Kashyap Patel, MD and Director of Policy Analysis Mary Kruczynski Publish Article on Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Created on: Monday, May 04, 2015

Palliative and End-of-Life Care: Issues, Challenges, and Possible Solutions in the United States appeared in AJMC online on 4/17.

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COA Executive Director Ted Okon Interviews the Author and Producer on the PBS Cancer Special

Created on: Thursday, April 02, 2015

COA Executive Director Ted Okon sat down to talk with Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, the author of the Pulitzer Prize winning book, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer. Joining Ted and Dr. Mukherjee in the discussion was award-winning producer/director Barak Goodman, who has brought a series on cancer to PBS.

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New Survey Reveals Challenges Facing Community Oncology Practices

Created on: Tuesday, March 31, 2015

In the Berkeley Research Group (BRG) survey, commissioned by COA, 33% of community oncology practices reported being in serious acquisition discussions with hospital systems or in merger talks with other practices.

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COA Executive Director Part of AJMC Panel Discussing Higher Cancer Care Costs in Hospitals

Created on: Monday, March 16, 2015

The economics of cancer care are playing out on the front lines, and they do affect outcomes, according to a panel moderated by Jan Berger, MD, MJ, editor-in-chief of The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits and including COA Executive Director Ted Okon.

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In Cancer Wars, It's Doctors vs. Hospitals

Created on: Monday, March 09, 2015

COA Board member Dr. Barbara McAneny and Executive Director Ted Okon weigh in on the higher cost of cancer care in hospitals and unfair advantages from the 340B drug discount program.

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COA Executive Director Ted Okon's OpEd on the Danger of Consolidating Cancer Care

Created on: Thursday, February 12, 2015

Our nation's hospitals are contributing to the escalating cost of cancer care.

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COA Executive Director Ted Okon Weighs in on Drug Shortage Problem

Created on: Thursday, February 12, 2015

Shortages of cancer drugs continue to be a national problem.

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