Wes Chapman | HEALTHCARE INVESTOR |CEO |OPERATING PARTNER • Dartmouth Med Adjunct •Fmr Investment Banker • Expert: ACA /OCM
The OCM is a major change in both the care and payment model for cancer. It will change the relationships between providers in the current eco-system of oncology care, with a major new role for the medical oncologist. Hospital and other providers need to participate with medical oncologists to make the model really work, and shared savings will need to be utilized to compensate participants for losses, and to incentivize changed behavior. Hospitals need to be aggressive in forming durable relationships to ensure that the OCM is successful, and that patients realize the potential value created by the OCM.
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