June 2017 | Oncology Business News®

Is Healthcare Ready for an Uber-Type Patient Application?

June 10, 2017

Genomics, proteomics, precision analytics, Big Data analysis, and artificial intelligence now in use or in late phases of development can help healthcare providers to achieve the promises of the Triple Aim of medicine: improve clinical outcomes for all, reduce total cost of care for the populations served, and improve patient experiences

Experts Say Current Patient Portals Leave Much Room for Improvement

June 09, 2017

For about a decade, patient portals have been hailed as the wave of the future. However, many still require some work before they reach peak functionality, partly because many patients are reluctant to use them.

ACOs Rapidly Expand, But Cost and Quality Improvements Lag Behind

June 08, 2017

The number of accountable care organizations across the country has grown rapidly in the last 5 years, creating opportunities and challenges for oncology practices as they seek to benefit from the organizations’ referral networks, shared-savings programs, and care-improvement efforts.

High-Tech Solutions for Prior Authorization Problems

June 07, 2017

Several provider challenges and opportunities were highlighted during the 2017 State Oncology Society Forum, hosted by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network at its annual conference, held in March in Orlando.