August 2016 | Oncology Business News®

Electronic Health Records: Our Story

August 20, 2016

Despite the anxiety and a few tears, Pontchartrain Cancer Center made the conscious decision to "buy in" to the concept and worked as a group to prepare for and implement electronic health records.

Innovation Brings New Challenges

August 13, 2016

The right technology can make a wonderful difference, but what if everybody has it? Such is the case with patient assistance-funding software, the use of which is now becoming widespread.

Build Referrals and Strengthen Revenues

August 12, 2016

Multiple resources are available to help community oncologists maintain success by increasing awareness of their practice, providing the most innovative treatments to their patients, and preparing for the future of oncology care.

Clock Is Ticking on ICD-10 Grace Period

August 08, 2016

Oncology practices are facing a new deadline. When October 1 arrives, they will have to start coding with greater specificity and also get used to many new codes that CMS is going to activate.

A Tough State Makes a Tender Practice

August 07, 2016

New Mexico Cancer Center has a proud record of innovation—its managing partner helped create the Community Oncology Medical Home model in 2012—but the Albuquerque-based practice has still spent much of the past five years fighting to maintain its independence.