InnovationTampa General Turns to Crowdsourcing for Cancer Care Innovation
The health system is seeking new ideas and technologies that can help improve cancer diagnosis and treatment in rural areas.
PayerInsurance Executives Refused to Pay for the Cancer Treatment That Could Have Saved Him. This Is How They Did It.
A Michigan law requires coverage of cancer drugs. One insurer came up with a 'defensible' way to avoid paying for...
PayerBig Insurance Met Its Match When It Turned Down a Top Trial Lawyer's Request for Cancer Treatment
Blue Cross and Blue Shield denied payment for the proton therapy Robert 'Skeeter' Salim's doctor ordered to fight his throat...
Supply ChainNo Easy Fix for U.S. Drug Shortages
Pharmaceutical shortages are jeopardizing care quality, patient safety.
MarketingPeople Who Used Recalled Philips Breathing Machines Face Painful Choices
The devices at their bedsides were lifelines, until they learned the foam inside could break down and make them sick....
StrategyThe Exec: City of Hope Orange County Brings Cancer Care Closer to the Community
Annette Walker details the progress on the organization's Irvine campus and how the Lennar Foundation Cancer Center is already seeing...
TechnologyVideo: HealthLeaders Weekly Wrap
The Weekly Wrap, HealthLeaders' video series, brings you a quick look at what we're covering around the healthcare industry.
NursingThe Exec: Quest for a Cancer-Free World Attracts Nurses to Cancer Nursing
Karmanos Cancer Hospital's mission to lead in cancer care strongly resonates with its nurses, its CNO says.
InnovationThe Exec: Stanford's Tanja Gruber Says Innovation is Taking Pediatric Cancer Care to New Heights
The chief of pediatric hematology, oncology, and stem cell transplantation at Stanford Medicine Children's Health says new ideas in immunotherapy,...
TechnologyNew York Health System Launches RPM Program for Cancer Patients
Ellis Medicine is partnering with the city of Schenectady and AION Biosystems to monitor the temperatures of oncology patients for...
Clinical CareMisdiagnosis Tied to Serious Harm of 795K Americans Annually, Study Finds
About 371,000 Americans die annually after a false negative diagnosis for a serious illness, according to researchers.
Supply ChainDrug Shortages Endanger Patients, Hike Costs
Drug shortages affect consumer costs in several ways, including higher out-of-pocket costs, higher insurance premiums, and adverse health.