ASCO provides numerous quality activities aimed at improving the standard of cancer care received by patients in the United States and around the world.
ASCO's Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) is an oncologist-led, practice-based quality assessment program that provides practices a standard methodology, robust library of quality metrics for oncology, and a collection tool to inform quality improvement activities and demonstrate quality to patients and external stakeholders. At present, QOPI® is in the United States and U.S. territories as well as Argentina, Australia, Brazil, India, European Union (all countries), Mexico, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, and Saudi Arabia, with plans to expand as resources allow.
The QOPI Certification Program™ provides a three-year certification recognizing high quality care for outpatient hematology-oncology practices within the United States and in certain other countries. Practices receive QOPI Certification based on their full compliance with the QOPI Certification Standards as assessed during an on-site survey. QOPI Certification is available, on a pilot basis, in a limited number of countries, including Greece, Brazil and Spain and Romania. Pilot approval is based on legal review and resources.
ASCO’s Quality Training Program leverages renowned faculty and coaches to improve patient care by reducing clinical and process variation during five focused days of in-person learning and virtual assistance.