Practice Administration

The Limitations of Big Data in Cancer Care

Jessica Miller

February 2017, Vol 7, No 2 - Practice Management

There is little chance of escaping the spell that big data has cast over the healthcare industry. “Anytime you listen to any conference, just about every panel, just about every speaker at some point brings up the idea of the use of data for value based care, for value contracts, for quality measures, for new indications for drugs,” said Brad Hirsch, MD, Senior Medical Director, Flatiron Health, New York, NY, at the Sixth Annual Conference of the Association for Value-Based Cancer Care. [ Read More ]

Leveraging Clinical Data Through Diagnosis Codes as a Successful Oncology Practice

Karna W. Morrow, CPC, RCC, CCS-P, PCS; Sheryl A. Riley, RN, OCN, CMCN

February 2017, Vol 7, No 2 - Practice Management

Strategizing patients by determining which patients and what volume of patients will require the most resources is essential to positioning your practice for a successful future. Any business model would identify the needs of a population before defining what services should be brought to a given area, and medical practices should follow suit. [ Read More ]