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Barbara L. McAneny, MD, MACP, FASCO

President American Medical Association, CEO, New Mexico Cancer Center, CEO, Innovation Oncology Business Solutions (IOBS), Albuquerque, New Mexico
Barbara L. McAneny, MD, a board-certified medical oncologist/hematologist from Albuquerque, N.M., was elected president-elect of the American Medical Association in June 2017. Dr. McAneny has served on the AMA Board of Trustees since 2010, including as its chair in 2015–2016. An impressive leader, Dr. McAneny a fellow and member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Board of Directors, where she served on several committees, as well as Masters of the American College of Physicians and president of the New Mexico Medical Society (NMMS), founder and chair for the board of the National Cancer Care Alliance. In 2012 Dr. McAneny received a $19.8 million award from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation to test how oncology private practices could provide cancer patients better care at a lower cost. This award, called COME HOME (for Community Oncology Medical Home), later helped form Medicare’s Oncology Care Model. Innovative Oncology Business Solutions Inc., the company she created to manage the award, is now assisting physician practices in developing the process changes needed for MACRA.