Expert Discusses Positive Outcomes Associated With Oncology Care Model

Stuart Staggs, senior director of strategic programs at McKesson, discussed the encouraging metrics associated with use of the Oncology Care Model (OCM) sponsored by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

In an interview with Pharmacy Times, Stuart Staggs, senior director of strategic programs at McKesson, discussed the encouraging metrics associated with use of the Oncology Care Model (OCM) sponsored by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Staggs said the model has a few months left, but so far has shown promising results. In the interview, Staggs discussed which metrics can help assess quality of care, how the implementation process worked for the OCM, and obstacles in the way of providing coordinated cancer care.