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COTA Team Member Spotlight: Emily Di Capua

April 8, 2019
COTA Team

As a company that builds solutions that analyze real-world data to deliver clinically relevant insights that improve cancer care, we want to step back and feature the wonderful COTA team members (called CO10s) who are helping us achieve this goal. This week, we're featuring Emily Di Capua, our VP of Strategic Initiatives.

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The FDA’s History with RWE – and Continued Momentum from Dr. Sharpless

March 28, 2019
Mike Doyle

Earlier this month, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the popular FDA Commissioner, announced he is resigning. COTA's blog explores what this means for the future of RWE and the FDA.

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COTA Team Member Spotlight: Kaeleigh Farrish

March 12, 2019
COTA Team

As a company that builds solutions that analyze real-world data to deliver clinically relevant insights that improve cancer care, we want to step back and feature the wonderful COTA team members (called CO10s) who are helping us achieve this goal. The first CO10 that we are featuring in this spotlight series is Kaeleigh Farrish, COTA’s Director of Operations & Delivery Services!

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Reevaluating Expectations for HIT’s Biggest Bonanza

February 26, 2019
Mike Doyle

COTA's CEO Mike Doyle highlights his key takeaways from HIMSS19 around data stockpiling, thinking like consumers, and precision medicine.

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The Cancer Market is Booming – How Does That Impact Care?

February 7, 2019
Viraj Narayanan

It’s no secret that oncology care is at a turning point, but what does this mean for patient care? COTA's VP of Life Sciences Viraj Narayanan explores the impact and what we can expect in the future.

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Cancer Death Rate Hits 25 Years of Decline - What's Changing?

January 22, 2019
COTA Team

The American Cancer Society announced promising news to start off 2019 - the overall nationwide cancer death rate has fallen continuously over the last 25 years. What changes have led to this decline?

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HIMSS19: The Importance of Data and Managing Expectations

January 8, 2019
Mike Doyle

COTA's CEO Mike Doyle reflects on what to expect from HIMSS19. In healthcare, there is so much promise and opportunity for technology to deliver the best care possible, so how can we set the right expectations for new tech?

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What’s ahead in 2019? 4 Predictions from COTA’s Andrew Norden

December 27, 2018
Andrew Norden, M.D.

In today's dynamic healthcare environment, what can we expect in oncology in 2019? Dr. Andrew Norden, COTA's Chief Medical Officer, offers a few predictions to note in the fields of real-world evidence, cancer treatment, and clinical research.

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Changing How We Treat Cancer, Beginning with Drug Approvals

December 17, 2018
Andrew Norden, M.D.

Earlier this month, the FDA approved the drug Vitrakvi to treat a wide range of cancers. Andrew Norden, M.D., COTA's Chief Medical Officer, discusses what this means for the future of cancer care and precision medicine.

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CEO Corner: Mike Doyle’s First Month at COTA

December 3, 2018
COTA Team

New CEO Mike Doyle reflects on his first month at COTA, the impact of precision medicine in oncology, and the clinical value of real world evidence.

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Meet Cota at ASCO's Annual Meeting and eyeforpharma's Oncology Market Access & Pricing Summit

May 31, 2017
COTA Team

Meet the Cota team as we hit the road to sponsor two major oncology events this summer.

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BRCA Gene Confers High Cancer Risk in Men | Oncology Download May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017
Jen Marie Robustelli

The Oncology Download is a weekly curated news roundup featuring 3-5 top stories for cancer professionals dedicated to using data and technology to improve the lives of cancer patients. This week's headlines: Everything to know about the WannaCry ransomware attack in three stories—We’re bad at death. Can we talk?—Thousands of men with prostate cancer get risky treatment they don’t need

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Everything to Know About WannaCry | Oncology Download May 16, 2017

May 18, 2017
Jen Marie Robustelli

The Oncology Download is a weekly curated news roundup featuring 3-5 top stories for cancer professionals dedicated to using data and technology to improve the lives of cancer patients. This week's headlines: Everything to know about the WannaCry ransomware attack in three stories—We’re bad at death. Can we talk?—Thousands of men with prostate cancer get risky treatment they don’t need

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How Hype Can Mislead Cancer Patients | Oncology Download May 9, 2017

May 11, 2017
Jen Marie Robustelli

The Oncology Download is a weekly curated news roundup featuring 3-5 top stories for cancer professionals dedicated to using data and technology to improve the lives of cancer patients. This week's headlines: How hype can mislead cancer patients, families—This is the direction direct-to-consumer genetic testing needs to take—Genetic testing not living up to its promise in cancer treatment

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35 Years of American Death Data | Oncology Download May 2, 2017

May 4, 2017
Jen Marie Robustelli

The Oncology Download is a weekly curated news roundup featuring 3-5 top stories for cancer professionals dedicated to using data and technology to improve the lives of cancer patients. This week's headlines: 35 Years of American death data—How to have a better death—The survivors: How an experimental treatment saved patients and changed medicine—Budget deal defies Trump, includes $2B increase for medical research

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What Netflix Can Teach Us About Cancer | Oncology Download April 25, 2017

April 27, 2017
Jen Marie Robustelli

The Oncology Download is a weekly curated news roundup featuring 3-5 top stories for cancer professionals dedicated to using data and technology to improve the lives of cancer patients. This week's headlines: What Netflix Can Teach Us About Treating Cancer—Using Tumor Size to Predict Immune Response—March for Science—MACRA Madness

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Celebrating Innovation: 5 Oncology Technology Trends That Are Changing Medicine

April 25, 2017
COTA Team

When a patient is diagnosed with cancer, their first concern is likely not about the specific technology they'll be treated with—they just want the chosen treatment to work. Oncology executives and clinical leaders, though, understand that emerging technologies offer new options for recovery. Staying on top of the latest oncology innovations can help cancer care centers establish, or maintain, their status as leaders in cancer care.

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Disparities in Care by Gender, Race | Oncology Download April 18, 2017

April 20, 2017
Jen Marie Robustelli

The Oncology Download is a weekly curated news roundup featuring 3-5 top stories for cancer professionals dedicated to using data and technology to improve the lives of cancer patients. This week's headlines: More Asian-American Women Getting Breast Cancer—Remembering Henrietta Lacks—Disparities In Care By Gender And Race

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How 4 Systems Cut Costs with Tech | Oncology Download April 11, 2017

April 11, 2017
Jen Marie Robustelli

The Oncology Download is a weekly curated news roundup featuring 3-5 top stories for cancer professionals dedicated to using data and technology to improve the lives of cancer patients. This week's headlines: How 4 Healthcare Systems Cut Costs with Tech—The Transformation Imperative—Immunotherapy Has Opposite Effect for Some Cancer Patients

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The Promise of Big Data for Cancer Patients and Practices

April 6, 2017
COTA Team

Big data holds the promise of helping to unlock key insights in the move to value-based care and precision medicine. The digitization of healthcare records and integration of research-grade clinical data and analytics has allowed practices to offer patients optimal, value-based care like never before.

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Study Finds Rise in Mastectomies | Oncology Download April 4, 2017

April 4, 2017
Jen Marie Robustelli

The Oncology Download is a weekly curated news roundup featuring 3-5 top stories for cancer professionals dedicated to using data and technology to improve the lives of cancer patients. This week's headlines: The algorithm will see you now—Quality measures cost practices 15 hours per physician every week—Cancerscape conversations

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ASCO State Of Cancer Report & More | Oncology Download March 28, 2017

March 28, 2017
Jen Marie Robustelli

The Oncology Download is a weekly curated news roundup featuring 3-5 top stories for cancer professionals dedicated to using data and technology to improve the lives of cancer patients. This week's headlines: ASCO State of Cancer report—Patients skip or delay cancer treatments—Changes for OCM reporting

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Understanding the Recent Oncology Care Model Program Updates

March 21, 2017
COTA Team

The Cota OCM team summarizes recent program changes for participants in the CMS Oncology Care Model.

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Introducing Cota OCM™—A Solution for Practices Moving to Value-based Programs

February 1, 2017
Jen Marie Robustelli

Cota OCM is a new technology solution to help providers address the challenges and opportunities in the move to value-based care, specifically the Oncology Care Model.

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