Participating in Multidisciplinary Policy Development for Immuno-Oncology

Aug 20, 2019

Ryan Weight, DO discusses takeaways from the Immuno-Oncology Institute Working Group Summit. The summit was a part of the Association of Community Cancer Centers’ Immuno-Oncology Institute and brought together multidisciplinary working groups to strategize policy and delivery changes for the effective use of immunotherapy.

Ryan Weight, DO, an assistant professor of medicine, University of Colorado Health Cancer Center, discusses takeaways from the 2018 Immuno-Oncology Institute Working Group Summit. The summit was a part of the Association of Community Cancer Centers’ Immuno-Oncology Institute and brought together multidisciplinary working groups to strategize policy and delivery changes for the effective use of immunotherapy. Weight shares knowledge around the 4 working groups of physicians, nurses, mid-level providers, and healthcare administrators who aim to understand and address the issues related to immuno-oncology (IO) care.

Within 2 of the working groups at the summit, the participants discussed the role of big data and telemedicine in IO. Another working group focused on care, education, and coordination. The fourth working group examined the role of multispecialty care in IO.

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