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August 2016, Vol 6, No 8

Because of our aging population and the preponderance of cancer in that group, it is important that care management be rendered before, during, and after treatment. Patients aged >65 years often require an increased number of resources, services, and assistance. Read More ›

This detailed article of codes related to thyroid cancer is intended to assist practice managers and other healthcare providers and payers to ensure the proper use of coding and billing information associated with the treatment of patients with thyroid cancer. Read More ›

In-house pharmacies eliminate many of the unnecessary barriers to optimal cancer care presented by specialty pharmacies, while also providing higher-quality care to patients receiving oral cancer drugs, said presenters at a patient advocacy session at the 2016 Community Oncology Alliance (COA) meeting. Read More ›

Web-based reporting in the outpatient community setting is not only feasible, but it can identify areas that need quality improvement initiatives, according to J. Russell Hoverman, MD, PhD, Vice President of Quality Programs, Texas Oncology, PA, Dallas. Read More ›

Secondary pathology review can significantly improve clinical outcomes through precise and accurate pathology diagnoses, according to Lavinia P. Middleton, MD, Professor, Department of Pathology, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX. Read More ›

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