Oncology - Practice Management Resource Center

Value-based treatments, discoveries address top cancers
New cancer care challenges emergeCaring for survivors and finding best practices for new treatments
Achieving balance: Providing high-value cancer care
Achieving balance: Providing high-value cancer careHow plans can achieve the right balance between cost and outcomes
ICD-10 delay: Use extra time to ensure your practice is ready
ICD-10 delay: Use extra time to ensure your practice is readyIn some ways, the implementation delay for ICD-10 is a welcome relief for practices not ready for the transition. But now practices must use the extra time to prepare. Here's how to get started.
Value now a component in development of guidelines and performance measures
Value now a component in development of guidelines and performance measuresRecognizing the rising cost of healthcare and the importance of providing value to patients, resource utilization and value assessments will now be explicitly considered in the development of clinical practice guidelines and performance measures from the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association.
ICD-10 Training: Start with a plan
ICD-10 Training: Start with a planDevelop a project plan that includes understanding the coding changes, plan for payment delays and team training, and then assemble your team to start gathering resources and information.
Mobile health devices can increase patient adherence
Mobile health devices can increase patient adherenceHow can physicians begin to leverage the 247 million Americans who using healthcare mobile applications?
Video-based education increases skin cancer detection behaviors
Video-based education increases skin cancer detection behaviorsEducational video how-tos may prompt older men to monitor their skin either through self-examinations or clinical skin exams, thereby increasing earlier skin cancer diagnoses, according to the results of two new studies.
How to talk to patients about prostate cancer screening
How to talk to patients about prostate cancer screeningIn this article, I outline my patient discussion concerning prostate cancer screening, which includes defining what the PSA test is, why to screen or not to screen, the screening controversy, current guidelines, and decision aids.
Preserving the heart health of cancer survivors
Preserving the heart health of cancer survivorsCertain modifiable, lifestyle-associated risk factors dramatically increase the odds of childhood cancer survivors developing heart disease as adults. The worst offender may be hypertension.