oncology

Regulatory changes for community oncology: What health execs should knowOne thing that is unlikely to change under the new Administration is the goal of reducing the cost of healthcare through various alternative payment initiatives. Here’s how that will affect oncology.
Game changing idea: Specialty intensive medical homeBlue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois partners with gastroenterology group to focus on Crohn’s disease patients.
Rapid oncology innovation raises management challenges for payersOncology is a complex and rapidly-evolving management challenge for payers.
Walgreens Program Creates Cancer-Specialized Locations
Walgreens Program Creates Cancer-Specialized LocationsHow Walgreens is helping pharmacists be more involved than ever in helping cancer patients.
New strategies for managing drug spend: RA, Cancer, Hep C
New strategies for managing drug spend: RA, Cancer, Hep CThe proliferation of specialty drugs has prompted new techniques for keeping costs in tow.
Six diseases reap benefits of biomarkers, genetic tests
Six diseases reap benefits of biomarkers, genetic testsBiomarker testing for harmful genetic mutations provides the opportunity to identify at-risk individuals who might benefit from risk modification strategies and/or enhanced disease screening.
Express Scripts’ 2016 Drug Trend Report: 7 things to knowReport highlights spending trends in key areas, including specialty medications, oncology, diabetes, and inflammatory conditions.
How precision medicine is improving patient lives: Real examplesAn expert at the Precision Medicine World Conference shared cancer patient perspectives on the importance of immuno-oncology and breakthrough targeted therapies and how they have extended their lives.
Value-based care takes over J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference 2017Is the drive to value-based care really accelerating? What can be done amidst all of the uncertainty? Expert shares insights from the J.P. Morgan 35th Annual Healthcare Conference.
Top challenges in cancer careCancer drug costs remain the most critical challenge in care, among other things.