Oncology Care

Public Comment on Oncology Care

Your feedback is requested on the Bree Collaborative’s draft Oncology Care Report and Recommendations. Our workgroup will review all comments before submitting a final draft for review and approval by the Bree Collaborative. Please read the draft materials then take our survey, here: www.surveymonkey.com/r/bree-oncol. We estimate that this survey will take 10-15 minutes to complete. The deadline for feedback is 5pm Friday, October 23rd.

Read the Report

Take the Survey

Upcoming Meetings

Note: New Call-In Information
Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/3598179708
Phone Number:1 720 707 2699 US
Meeting ID: 359 817 9708

Date Time Materials
Tuesday, October 6 CANCELLED
Tuesday, November 3 3:00pm – 4:30pm TBD

Chemotherapy and radiation to treat cancer can cause a wide variety of side effects. Patients frequently seek treatment for these side effects through the emergency department, indicating opportunity for better addressing patient needs throughout their disease course. The workgroup started meeting in January 2020.

Read the Charter and Roster

Previous Meeting Materials

Date Materials
January 7 Agenda January 7
Bree Intro Slides
Bree Process
Charter Roster Draft January 7
February 4 Agenda February 4
Minutes January 7
Charter Roster Draft
March 3 Agenda March 3
Minutes February 4 
Charter Roster Draft
Nurse Phone Support Slides
April 7 Agenda April 7
Minutes March 3
Draft Recommendations
May 5 Agenda May 5
Minutes April 7
Draft Recommendations
June 2 Agenda June 2
Minutes May 5
Draft Recommendations
COSTaRS Remote Symptom Practice Guides
July 7 Agenda July 7
Minutes June 2
Draft Recommendations
COSTaRS Call Anaylsis Template
Sample Template for Nursing Calls
August 4 Agenda August 4
Minutes July 7
Draft Recommendations
OCM-OP Core Measure Set

Workgroup Members

Name Title Organization
Hugh Straley, MD (Chair) Chair Bree Collaborative
Sibel Blau, MD Oncologist Northwest Medical Specialties
Andra Davis, PhD, MN, BSN Assistant Professor, Vancouver Washington State University
Gurpreet Dhillon, MBA Director, Hospice, Palliative Care and PeaceHealth St. Joseph Cancer Center Service Lines PeaceHealth
Stefanie Hafermann, DNP, BSN, RN, PHN Director of Program Development Regence
Blair Irwin, MD, MBA Oncologist Multicare Regional Cancer Center
Barb Jensen, RN, BSN, MBA Director of Oncology and Palliative Care Skagit Regional Health
Sasha Joseph, MD Medical Director of Medical Oncology Multicare
Laura Panattoni, PhD Staff Scientist Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research
Camille Puronen, MD Oncologist Kaiser Permanente Washington
Nancy Thompson, RN, MS, AOCNS Director, Quality & Clinical Practice Swedish Cancer Institute