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ACCC Innovator Awards



Now celebrating ten years of innovation in cancer care, the ACCC Innovator Awards are a one-of-a-kind showcase of ingenious ideas and pioneering achievements from Cancer Program Members nationwide.

Innovations should advance the goals of improving access, quality, and value in cancer care delivery. Applicants should fully explain how their program achieves these goals, and how it can be replicated in other cancer programs.
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2020 areas of focus include:

  • New Models in Care Coordination
  • Process and Quality Improvement Initiatives
  • Community Outreach, Prevention, and Screening
  • Telehealth and Virtual Care Models
  • Financial Advocacy & Navigation
  • Collaborative Practice Agreements & “Top-of-License” Practices
  • Innovative Provision of Supportive Care Services
  • Patient Engagement and Shared Decision-Making Strategies
  • Technology Solutions to Improve Care & the Patient Experience
  • Provider Resiliency & Well-Being
  • Immuno-Oncology Implementation

Criteria for Submissions:

  1. Is your program innovative, creating positive change for your patients and staff?
  2. Does this innovation advance patients’ access to quality cancer care?
  3. Does your program demonstrate value to patients and payers?
  4. Can your innovation be replicated in other community-based cancer programs?
  5. Does your innovation look to eliminate inefficiencies and reduce cost of care?

Click here for more details on criteria for Innovator Awards submissions. Unlike many professional award opportunities, there is no fee to apply for an ACCC Innovator Award—just one valuable benefit of ACCC membership!

The 2020 winners will be recognized during the awards ceremony and will present their innovations at the ACCC 37th National Oncology Conference, October 14 – 16, 2020, in Denver, CO, and will be featured in our peer-reviewed journal, Oncology Issues. Winning cancer programs will receive regional and national exposure as their innovations are shared with oncology care providers, the broader healthcare community, and national press outlets.

Applicants must be affiliated with ACCC as a Cancer Program Member. Winners will be selected through a peer review process.
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