By: Barbara McAneny, MD
More than 2 years after the passage of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, the progression toward value-based care has challenged oncologists to assume an unprecedented degree of accountability for the well-being and holistic care of their patients.
By: Tony Berberabe, MPH
A caseload management tool developed at the Mitchell Cancer Institute at the University of South Alabama offers a comprehensive portrait of a patient's condition that helps oncology nurse navigators to allocate their time and resources efficiently and enables managers to optimize patient care by assigning appropriate caseloads.
By: Meir Rinde
As CMS moves ahead with payment reforms designed to reduce the total cost of hospital care, the results from a new study show that cancer treatment remains much less expensive at community oncology clinics than at hospitals and that the spending gap between the 2 types of sites may be growing wider.