b'NEWSMICHIGAN ONCOLOGY QUALITY CONSORTIUM FALL 2020Letter from theUpdate from the Patient and Caregiver Program Director Oncology Quality Council (POQC)Weve beenOn June 19th, 2020, following the MOQCWayne State University and Karmanos doing a lot thisBiannual Meeting, the Patient and CaregiverCancer Institute. POQC Members provided summer andOncology Quality Council (POQC) met tofeedback for Dr. Patel and Dr. Hamel and will fall at discuss their goals for the 2020 calendar year.continue to work with them during the the MOQCAs a team, it was concluded that recruitmentlength of the project.Coordinatingefforts, health disparities, and cancer care Center. First, atFor recruitment, a new one-sheet was the request offinances were topics of key interest. developed, highlighting recruitment needs, Blue Cross/Our members participated in a virtualfor distribution to practices and potential Dr. Jennifer GriggsBlue Shield ofmeeting with Dr. Minal Patel and Dr. Laurennew members. Those materials will be Program Director Michigan, Hamels project to address financialmade accessible during regional and all of the Collaborative Qualityhardship to improve cancer outcomes. biannual MOQC meetings.Initiatives have been engaged inDr. Patel is an Associate Professor with the strategic planning. MOQCsDr. Jennifer Griggs has been spearheading Coordinating Center just completedDepartment of Health Behavior & Healthefforts to coordinate anti-racism efforts for its strategic planning, creating aEducation at the University of Michigan, andthe CQIs, and POQC will be invited to vision of what MOQC sees for theDr. Hamel is an Assistant Professor withparticipate in and, when available, help future. We thank those oncologists,Communication and Behavioral Oncology atdevelop those efforts.patients, and caregivers who participated in this process.We would like to share our guidingMichigan Ovarian Cancerprinciples with you. These form thePatient Navigation Line foundation for everything we do and are as follows: trust, integrity,In 2019, MOQC partnered with the StateThrough thecompassion, collaboration, and aof Michigan Department of Health andgenerous efforts of physiciansgrowth mindset. Human Services and obtained a grant toand practice team members, support The principles will be central to improve ovarian cancer patient accessmaterials have been developedhow we work to create value in and education to gynecologic oncologists.and the navigation line is now live. the work that MOQC does for you,One of the goals of the project was theDetails can be found on the Stateour member practices, and yourcreation of a patient navigation lined,of Michigans website:patients. They will also be central manned by a representative of the State.www.michigan.gov/ovariancancerin how we select initiatives and collaborate within and across specialties.Our goal is to continually improveOvarian CancerIN THIS ISSUE2MOQC Co-Director Update the way we serve you with ourPatient Podcast2MiGHT Family Health History Tool shared purpose of improving the life of every patient with cancer andAnother deliverable of the2 PracticeSpotlight:SpectrumHealththeir families every day. 3 PracticeClinicalChampionCornerOvarian Cancer grant, in3 NewMOQCTeamMembersSpotlightaddition to the Ovarian Cancer5 NewReportsforPracticesPatient Navigation Line, was an5 PublicationsCornerepisode of the Ovarian Cancer Education5MOQC Teampodcast. The first episode, New Diagnosis,6MOQC Measures Updatewas published during October, 2020 and will6 MOQCQualityProjects:be announced at the upcoming MOQC PalliativeRadiationTherapyProjectGynecologic Oncology Fall Biannual Meeting. POEM UpdateStay tuned for additional episodes!ASCOQualitySymposium7 MOQCMeetings2021Schedule1'