Robert “Bo” Gamble joined the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) in May 2011 as the Director of Strategic Practice Initiatives. Mr. Gamble brings a diverse range of cancer practice expertise at the national and local levels. His extensive experience includes 13 years’ experience as administrator at a multi-physician, multi-location oncology practice, and medical IT consulting to Big Eight accounting firms. Prior to that he has served in various healthcare capacities including as an independent consultant for hospital patient accounting and IT implementation projects, national director of client support for a healthcare software company, and business office manager for a 300+ bed hospital. He got his beginning in healthcare as a hospital orderly during his college years.
In his current positions with COA, Bo has been responsible for the development of the protocols and metrics associated with the Oncology Medical Home (OMH) program. Working with COA members and payers, the OMH program was developed in 2012 and participating practices began using this practice model immediately.
Bo has also served as the president and legislative chairperson for the North Carolina oncology practice management society, a member of the COA Board of Directors, and the co-chair of the national COA Administrators’ Network.
Bo holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in Health Care Management from Appalachian State University.