Certification

QCP

 

QCP: Recognizing Excellence

The QOPI® Certification Program (QCP™) recognizes medical oncology and hematology/oncology practices that are committed to delivering the highest quality of cancer care. QCP evaluates an individual practice’s performance in areas that affect patient care and safety.

The QOPI Certification Program provides a three-year certification for outpatient hematology-oncology practices. QCP validates processes that demonstrate to patients, payers, and the medical community, a practice’s commitment to quality.

 

Frequently Asked Questions about Certification Apply for Certification
 

 

 

  • The Certification application is now closed and will reopen, following the Spring 2014 QOPI round, on May 25.
  • For help logging in to the Certification application, click here.

     

  • The Certification safety standards have been revised. Please be sure to review the standards prior to application.

 

 

 

Benefits of QOPI Certification

The primary goal of the QOPI Certification process is practice improvement.  Benchmarking performance against performance thresholds can assist practitioners in achieving specific improvement goals.  The process of preparing for and completing the Site Assessment is likely to stimulate internal discussion regarding opportunities for practice improvement and implementation of improved systems.

The QCP™ On-Site Review:

  • Complete review from policy to practice

  • Enhances working knowledge of ASCO/ONS safety standards

  • Engages staff around safety and quality

  • Surveyor role is one of coaching, mentoring

  • Creates impetus for continuous improvement

 

BENEFITS OF QOPI CERTIFICATION INCLUDE:

  • Practice Improvement – Benchmark performance, implement improved systems, and provides structural standards to aid practice management.
  • A Demonstration of Quality – Benchmark against national standards and demonstrate improved standards and processes to safeguard both practice and patients.
  • Improved Efficiency, Effectiveness – Translate policies and procedures into practice and streamline interdepartmental communications to keep better records and avoid costly errors.
  • Public Trust, Competitive Edge – Achieve recognition from health plans and incorporate QOPI Certification status in practice marketing materials to patients, caregivers, and your medical community.