QOPI Round 1 Now Open for Data Abstraction

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As of January 9, ASCO’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Round 1 of reporting is open for data abstraction. Round 1 will close on June 3, and final reports will be available approximately 2 weeks after the round closes. To get started, go to the registration portal and log in.

A step-by-step QOPI round registration video tutorial can be found on the QOPI Dashboard under “Round Trainings.”

QOPI is ASCO’s free oncologist-led, practice-based quality assessment program, which is open to all practices with at least one ASCO member. To date, the initiative has helped more than 1,000 practices conduct self-examination and identify specific areas for quality improvement. Participating practices can report on more than 170 evidence-based quality measures through the easy-to-use collection tool. They can also receive individual performance scores by practice, site, and provider, as well as benchmarked scores aggregated from all participating practices. The data and results then can be used to inform future quality improvement projects and initiatives.

QOPI is available to member practices in all five U.S. territories, as well as the European Union and Argentina, Australia, Brazil, India, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.

Continuing Education Credits

This is the second year in which QOPI has offered a specialized fellowship program track. Fellowship programs can integrate QOPI participation into fellow activities to facilitate meeting Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Common Program Requirements for practice-based learning, quality assessment, and performance improvement activities. Fellowship programs can also use QOPI to engage fellows in quality assessment, quality reporting, and performance improvement activities that will be required throughout their career.

For all participants, those whose practices complete two consecutive rounds of QOPI participation can document their efforts in a new ASCO University course and be awarded:

  • 20 American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Practice Assessment points
  • 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • 20 American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Continuing Education units.

For all other nonphysician members, Certificates of Participation are available upon request, which may be able to be applied toward relicensure (dependent on the licensing organization).

Learn more about QOPI or contact the QOPI Help Desk at 571-483-1660 during business hours (Monday through Friday, 9 AM–5 PM [EDT]). 

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