This week in health care trends, our oncology big data spotlight includes two companies who are leveraging big data to prevent hospital readmissions and unlock genetic cancer markers and a poll that suggests doctors are reluctant to share all health data with patients.
ASCO Focuses on High Cancer Cost and Hepatitis C Patients Seek Lower Cost Treatments Via Medical Tourism
ASCO’s Annual Conference highlights the burden of high cancer costs, and U.S. hepatitis C patients begin to look overseas for cheaper drug access.
This week in health care trends, our oncology patient advocacy spotlight includes undertreatment of a common cancer treatment side effect, a challenge to the idea of the “patient experience”, and an analysis of cancer care hashtag use.
This week the oncology world flocks to ASCO’s Annual Meeting. Check out selected events, communication sources & insights to maximize your ASCO experience
Financial Toxicities Reshape Utilization of Novel Cancer Treatments and ASCO, Payers, COA React to Oncology Care Model
This week in health care, a deeper look at the financial toxicity of cancer treatment and ASCO, Payers, and COA share their thoughts on CMS’s new Oncology Care Model.
HCA to Use Genomic Patient EHR Info to Recommend Targeted Therapies and ASCO Recommendations for Survivorship Care Plans
This week in healthcare, Hospital Corporation of America embarks on a widespread molecular profiling plan, and ASCO releases recommendations about survivorship care plans, Medicaid reform, and chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy.
This week in health care trends, our spotlight on oncology supportive care includes a study of melatonin in patients with advanced cancer and cachexia, a study of rural access to supportive care, and resources about nutrition and cancer treatment.
This week in health care trends, our spotlight on oncology patient advocacy includes updates about value in healthcare, social media use for oncology patients, and highlights of ASCO’s Palliative Care in Oncology symposium.
ASCO Obesity & Cancer Summit and Will Changing Physician Incentives Lower the Cost of Quality Cancer Care?
This week, the health care impacts of last week’s elections and a study examines the impact of physician incentives on the cost of cancer care.
This week in healthcare, UnitedHealth launches a price transparency calculator to help patients to understand total cost, out-of-pocket cost before they make an informed choice in provider. NCCN weighs in on “Big Data Soup” in oncology. Cancer Supportive Care Digest Check out the latest articles relating to cancer supportive care in our new online Flipboard […]
This week, an announcement about Obamacare copays and a dive into data: from ASCO’s massive State of Cancer Care report to a study about gene testing, learn what’s new in health research.
This week in healthcare, we explore news and research related to the link between obesity and cancer.
Since major changes in Medicare’s cancer care reimbursement policies in 2005, a growing number of cancer patients have switched to hospital treatment. Why?