Global Oncology Interest Group

ASCO International Quality Programs

  • 1.  ASCO International Quality Programs

    Posted 09-13-2019 12:32
    Good afternoon!

    ASCO will be exhibiting at this year's ESMO Congress meeting in Barcelona, Spain, September 27 -30. Please stop by to visit the ASCO booth in the Exhibition hall at booth S5 to meet with staff to discuss how ASCO can bring its quality programs to your practice or institution. ASCO's current quality program offerings are below:

    • 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. QOPI is available in the several countries outside of the US, including the European Union, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, India, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and New Zealand, 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. 
    For additional information on visit ASCO's Practice Central. If you have any questions about our quality programs or would like to schedule time to meet with international quality staff please contact globalquality@asco.org.

    Best,

    -Alex

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    Alex Roach MPH
    ASCO
    Alexandria, VA
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