Webinar: Digitally-enabled, value-based care in colorectal cancer: Cabrini Health and The Alfred's experience implementing a global standard for patient-centred outcomes monitoring

Venue: Online
Date: 04 July 2022 6:00pm to 04 July 2022 07:00pm

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer globally and the second-leading cause of cancer death, with the condition and its treatment causing profound changes in patients' quality of life, symptoms, emotional wellbeing, and physical health. In this webinar, learn about both Cabrini Health and The Alfred Hospital's experiences in implementing a digital program to collect and analyse patient-reported outcomes according to the International Consortium of Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM) standard.


Professor Paul McMurrick - PROMs Programme Lead and Head of Department for Colorectal Surgery, Cabrini Health, Monash University

Professor Paul McMurrick is a colorectal surgeon and holds the Fröhlich-West Chair of Surgery at Cabrini, a joint venture between the Cabrini Institute and Monash University. Since 2009, Professor McMurrick has headed the Cabrini Monash University Department of Surgery and has played a pivotal role in expanding the department’s role in clinical research, quality assurance leadership in the Australian medical community, and health promotion in raising considerable awareness about bowel cancer prevention and screening.

Professor McMurrick is the specialty group leader for colorectal surgery at Cabrini Health, the tumour group stream leader for colorectal cancer for the Monash Partners Academic Health Science, federal councillor of the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand, a member of the working committee of the binational colorectal cancer audit, and executive clinical representative of the Cancer Council Victoria. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers that have been cited more than 1000 times with his research focused on answering clinically important questions that translate into better quality patient care and outcomes.

Professor McMurrick is passionate about combining his clinical work with research programs that lead to improved patient outcomes and experiences including the implementation of the Department's Patient-Reported Outcome Measures program.

Dr Zofia Das-Gupta - Director of Outcomes Research, ICHOM 

Zofia is responsible for the development and harmonization of ICHOM’s Sets of Patient-Centered Outcome Measures. Zofia has a background in medical science and has worked closely with clinicians in academia and biotech companies. She previously worked at ICHOM leading the development of the ICHOM Sets for chronic conditions. Prior to joining ICHOM she worked with NHS hospitals leading the measurement of improvement programs at UCLPartners including the high-profile Patient Safety Programme.

She has an interest in AI and implementing new technologies in healthcare and is working with promising UK-based SMEs supporting NHS implementation.

Zofia holds a Ph.D. in Immunology from UCL, and has studied at Harvard, Technical University Munich and Jagiellonian University Krakow.

Dr Ron Tenenbaum (MD) - CEO and Principal Founder, The Clinician 

Dr Ron Tenenbaum (MD) is Co-Founder and CEO of The Clinician, with fifteen years of international healthcare and informatics experience. Ron trained and worked as a neurosurgeon in a number of different global hospital settings and was a lead product manager for NASDAQ-listed company, EFI. Ron went on to found The Clinician in 2015 after learning about value-based care at the Stanford University X Med program.