Thank you to everyone who came to celebrate SPRO's successes and to plan for the year ahead! And congratulations to Drs. Sara Alcorn and Simon Lo on their awards!
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposes an innovative payment model in radiation oncology that will align payment to quality and value instead of volume. More information located here.
Mark Your Calendars! SPRO's 6th Annual Meeting September 15th, 2019 Chicago, IL More details to come.
On October 25th, 2018, in association with the American Society for Radiation Oncology's 60th Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, SPRO held its 5th Annual Meeting. The event was a great success, with 45 members in attendance. Two inaugural awards were announced: the Lifetime Service Award and the Rising Star Award. A report of the Annual Meeting can be found at: http://apm.amegroups.com/article/view/23985/22767
The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) recently formed a Palliative Radiation Oncology Community. The group aims to encourage engagement of HPM professionals in promoting palliative radiotherapy and to increase collaboration between palliative care physicians and radiation oncologists. The group will hold its inaugural meeting at AAHPM's 2019 Annual Assembly in Orlando, Florida. Follow on Twitter @Pall_Rad_Onc