May 3rd 2016
Patricia J. Goldsmith, chief executive officer, CancerCare, previews data of a CancerCare study highlighting some of the financial challenges associated with patients who have cancer.
April 26th 2016
David Eagle, MD, past president of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) and partner in Lake Norman Oncology, Mooresville, North Carolina, discuss controlling costs of cancer treatment.
April 21st 2016
Stephen S. Grubbs, MD, senior director of the new clinical affairs department of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) discusses value-based oncology.
April 15th 2016
Members of the Community Oncology Alliance have issued a call to arms to spur a greater lobbying effort to stop a plan by The Centers for Medicare & Medicare Centers to implement a drug reimbursement change under Medicare Part B.
April 14th 2016
Aligning physician compensation to performance can be a dicey matter, as it is difficult to reach a consensus on how to measure physician success. However, a number of oncology practices have been developing systems for doing this and achieving success.
April 6th 2016
Biologic chemotherapy spending soared several hundred percent from 2004 to 2014; but despite rising treatment costs in general, oncology spending kept pace with spending for all categories of medical care.