Open Minds in Diverse Industries Continue to Improve Cancer Care
In this week’s Clinical Pathway Blog, we share articles that show a unified (and global) response to the Cancer Moonshot, how IT is helping to treat cancer, and improvements in access to cancer health insurance coverage and treatment.
This article from AJMC.com expands on the OPeN network which includes 79 hospitals and 800 clinics in 11 states, and is expected to impact 50,000 new cancer cases annually.
“Clinical pathways involve a design component and then there’s compliance. They are both distinct. We have capabilities to generate and share reports on compliance with payers,” – Marcus Neubauer, MD, McKesson Specialty Health
Linus Chuang, MD, of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, New York, notes in this article, “This guideline provides alternative options in settings where ideal treatment regimens are not available”.
This article from the National Cancer Institute outlines what Federal Law requires in respect to health insurance coverage for patients entering clinical trials.
This is an engaging blog from our neighbors across the pond: Cancer Research UK
The articles above are from our dedicated Oncology Clinical Pathways e-magazine. Follow us on Flipboard or Twitter, or just watch for the links to this and our other magazines in our regular weekly BioBlog emails.