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Aug 31, 2009

Industry Thought Leaders: A Discussion with Jeff Forringer, President of IntrinsiQ, LLC

Managed Care Oncology Quarter 2 2009

Managed Care Oncology sat down with IntrinsiQ’s president, Jeff Forringer, to discuss the state of evidence-based medicine in oncology care.

MCO: What do you see as the biggest barrier to managing oncology care effectively through evidence-based medicine?

Mr. Forringer: There is a great deal of conversation among payors today about evidence-based medicine, pay-for-performance, treatment pathways, and so on. However, these ideas fall short unless you can accurately measure both what’s happening and the impact of the activity before it occurs. In order to effectively manage oncology care through evidence-based medicine, all parties need detailed actionable information before the care is given.

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