Clinical CarePandemic-Fueled Alcohol Abuse Creates Wave of Hospitalizations for Liver Disease
Alcoholism-related liver disease was a growing problem even before the pandemic, with 15 million people diagnosed with the condition around...
Clinical CareGene Screenings Hold Disease Clues, but Unexplained Anomalies Often Raise Fears
Genetic testing can unsettle patients because many genetic findings are ambiguous, leaving doctors uncertain about whether a particular variant is...
StrategyUC Irvine Gets Green Light for $1B Health Complex
The new hospital and a previously approved UCI Health Center for Advanced Care will create UCI Medical Center Irvine-Newport.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Gave Top Doctor $1.5M After He Was Forced to Resign Over Conflicts of Interest
Dr. José Baselga resigned as chief medical officer after payments he received from for-profit health care companies came to light...
InnovationUniversity of Oregon Opens Facility to Accelerate Scientific Discovery
Partnership with Oregon Health & Science University will tackle cancer and other complex diseases with big data.
Revenue CyclePayments for New Radiation Oncology Model
After an episode ends, if the patient needs any radiation therapy services, those services are excluded from the model for...
Clinical CareBlood Test Claims to Find Cancer 4 Years Earlier than Current Methods
The blood test, called PanSeer, detected cancer in 91% of people who had been asymptomatic when the samples were collected.
Clinical CareNIH Spearheads Study to Test At-Home Screening for HPV and Cervical Cancer
Proponents believe the simple test, which can be done at home, may help the U.S. move closer to eradicating cervical...
FinanceIllinois Community Practice Reduced Cancer Drug Spend by 13.5%
The authors concluded that a reduction in drug spending "is possible within a value-based care model" reliant on evidence-based pathways.
Clinical CareHow Cancer Clinics Can Treat Patients Safely During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Cancer clinics must take extensive coronavirus precautions because their patients are at high risk of serious illness.
Clinical CareCancer Patients Face Treatment Delays and Uncertainty as Coronavirus Cripples Hospitals
People with cancer are among those at high risk of complications if infected with the new coronavirus.
InnovationThe Billion Dollar Reason UPMC Enterprises Will Change Healthcare
The organization's billion-dollar investment in translational science and digital solutions could 'fundamentally change' care for the sickest patients.