February 2016 | Oncology Business News®

Bankruptcy in Cancer Survivors

February 13, 2016

Matthew Banegas, PhD, MPH, discusses a recent study that found that a considerable number of working-age adults who survive cancer and its toxic treatments, end up with substantial medical debts or declare bankruptcy.

In-House Pharma Feeling the Pressure From Drug Industry Competition

February 10, 2016

Newer, more stringent USP 800 regulations on cleanrooms are a couple of years off, thanks to a postponement of implementation, but they’re still a worry for independent oncology practices, whose in-house pharmacy staff may sit up nights wondering about the stability of their drug revenues.

Radiologists Feel Need to Speak Up About Value They Bring to Oncology

February 09, 2016

Though they often lend strength to oncology practices by combining through mergers and affiliations, radiologists are feeling pressure to demonstrate the importance of their work, as the value transition brings increasing scrutiny to levels of waste, inaccuracy, utility, and technological sophistication in their trade.

Growth Spurt for In-House Pharmacy at Florida Group

February 04, 2016

Despite all you hear about the war between specialty pharma and the independent oncology practice, it is possible for some independents to turn their in-house pharmacy operations into growth machines.