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Applications for the Alexandria, Va., session of ASCO's Quality Training Program (held at ASCO headquarters July 11-12, September 20-21, and December 5) are being accepted now. The deadline for submission is June 4, but applicants are encouraged to submit early to prepare for session one. Once applicants are accepted, they are paired with an improvement coach who can provide feedback and help participants outline their quality improvement goals and plans so they can get the most out of the session.
ASCO’s TAPUR Study now provides a full list of patient cohort expansions and closures on its website. Based on treatment responses in Stage I, patient cohorts are either expanded to Stage II for further study and identification of a signal or permanently closed. Learn more.
The agenda has been set for the June 22 ASCO/U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) “Core Outcome Assessments in Cancer Clinical Trials” workshop. There will be four 90-minute panels, each one comprised of presentations, a panel discussion, and a question-and-answer session. The four panels are:
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that physician practices/groups may now log into the CMS QPP website to check 2018 eligibility for Medicare’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced the name change of the MIPS Advancing Care Information perf
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting a webinar to provide information about the Promoting Interoperability performance category (formerly the Advancing Care Information performance category) of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). During the webinar, CMS will:
Pfizer is releasing lots of Carpujects including opioids and other drugs. Please note that these products require special handling due to potential cracked needle hubs and particulates. This letter appears on the the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) website and will be shipped with the product.  The FDA continues to work on all potential supply options including temporary importation to help meet patient needs.  
On May 21, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved avatrombopag (Doptelet®, AkaRx Inc.) for thrombocytopenia in adults with chronic liver disease scheduled to undergo a procedure.