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Capital BlueCross and P4 Healthcare Launch Cancer Pathways Initiative
Date:1/13/2010

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross and P4 Healthcare announced today the launch of an innovative initiative to create clinically proven, evidence-based oncology treatment protocols aimed at enhancing the quality of care for patients.  The P4 Pathways Program will provide the tools to establish disease-specific and locally-based pathways for the treatment of patients with cancer, as well as protocols for supportive care (treatment of complications and adverse events that arise from the medical condition or administration of treatment).  The pathways are a collaborative effort that will be developed with oncologists across the entire Capital BlueCross network as a way to provide cost-effective care and improve the quality of health care delivery without comprising the integrity or delivery of treatment.

"We are constantly looking for ways to improve the care delivered to our members.  This program is compelling because it is driven by evidence-based pathways that include the guidance of local oncologists who understand the unique needs of those facing health challenges," said Capital BlueCross President & CEO Bill Lehr.

Capital BlueCross and P4 Healthcare have assembled a panel of local physicians to develop and maintain an up-to-date framework for the P4 Pathways Program based on clinical evidence to ensure best patient outcomes.  The P4 Pathways are designed to provide high-quality patient care and reward physicians for delivering appropriate care while managing costs.

"The P4 Pathways Program brings together the key stakeholders in the care of a patient.  The intent of this program is to ensure highest quality of cancer care for Capital BlueCross patients through the adoption of evidence-based clinical pathways," said Jeffrey Scott
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