Happy New Year from the UroGPO team! At the end of each year, it seems to have passed by quickly. But when you reflect on the accomplishments and progress over the past 12 months, it really is quite incredible. What will 2018 bring? On the personal side, this is definitely the year we are all going to exercise more and eat better. But what about your practice’s resolutions for 2018? Is this the year you take on a new service line? Build a program for a new disease state? Invest in a navigator? Establish your data capabilities? It’ll be great to look back 12 months from now and see how you have taken your practices to the next level. UroGPO will continue to deliver the resources, programming and network connections that will help you achieve these resolutions. It is worth highlighting the types of APC Champs programs for 2018. The series is back, with 50 target programs for the year.
- 1.0 APC Champs programs are designed specifically for Clinical Champions and practice staff within new APC programs. 1.0 program content is foundational to a successful APC program and consists of an interactive agenda with clinical data delivered by mCPRC Key Opinion Leaders and an operationally focused session between UroGPO and the member practice.
- 2.0 APC Champs programs capture what was learned in the 1.0 version of the program, take inventory of what has been accomplished and what obstacles still exist and identify practice-specific strategies to achieve even higher levels of patient care and operational efficiency.
- 3.0 APC Champs programs develop the sophisticated APC practice into a GU Cancer Center of Excellence, including a comprehensive cancer care team to prepare for the changing GU cancer landscape, as well as the success metrics and processes that will pave the way to practice success within the new health care landscape.
This programming is based on your feedback, and we look forward to customizing our programs based on your needs. Thanks for a great 2017, and here’s to an even better 2018.
David Coury, CEO