Sep 29, 2014
by Robert S. Miller, MD. Dr. Lee Newcomer of United Healthcare discussed the results of a pilot study of a novel episode payment model coupled with actionable use and quality data as an incentive to improve quality and reduce costs of care.
Jul 10, 2014
by Robert S. Miller, MD. Dr. Anees Chagpar discusses findings from the CDC’s 2010 National Health Interview Survey demonstrating a strong correlation between the financial burden of cancer and self-reported quality of life in cancer survivors.
Apr 30, 2014
by Robert S. Miller, MD. Dr. Russ Hoverman of Texas Oncology discusses ASCO's and ASTRO's participation in the Choosing Wisely campaign and the important concept of value in oncology.
Mar 20, 2014
Stephanie Roberson Barnard discusses her first-person narrative describing the barriers she faced in receiving high-quality, patient-centered care when she was recently treated for breast cancer and some suggestions for improvement.
Jan 3, 2014
by Robert S. Miller, MD. Dr. Kerin Adelson discusses the implementation of Epic’s Beacon chemotherapy ordering platform at the Tisch Cancer Institute of Mt. Sinai, New York, and introduces a new quality metric called the rate of evidence-based adherence (REBA), used to measure clinic and provider performance...