Clinical Care'Surprising' Number of Cancer Survivors Use Alcohol
Clinicians urged to step up alcohol screening at regular intervals, intervention.
Intermountain Healthcare CEO Marc Harrison Undergoing Cancer Treatment
Harrison will remain CEO of the Salt Lake City-based health system while undergoing treatment.
Clinical CareSecond Malignancy Risk Sky-High for Childhood Cancer Survivors
Findings suggest need for heightened surveillance through adulthood.
Clinical CareDo Cancer Care Providers Skip the 'Sex Talk' With Patients?
In small survey, oncologists and APPs didn't discuss potential impact of disease, treatment on sexuality.
Clinical CareStakeholders Rap CMS Mandatory Radiation Oncology Model
Providers raise concerns that the mandatory CMMI payment models will create unnecessary burdens and challenges.
Clinical CareClinical Deterioration Factors of Hospitalized Cancer Patients Identified
Researchers call for early warning system to improve the care of cancer inpatients.
Clinical CareFiring Doctor, Christian Hospital Sets Off National Challenge To Aid-In-Dying Laws
Centura Health Corp. abruptly terminated Barbara Morris, MD, a geriatrician who had planned to help a terminally ill patient end...
Clinical CareMedicare to Cover Costly CAR T-Cell Cancer Therapy Nationwide
The new rule stipulates that coverage will be provided only at healthcare facilities that are enrolled in FDA risk evaluation...
Clinical Care'Big Three' Diagnostic Errors Account for Nearly 75% of All Serious Harm
One-third of malpractice cases for death or permanent disability began with an errant or delayed diagnosis, making it the biggest...
FinanceCMS Proposing Bundled Payment Model for Radiation Oncology
Participation would be mandatory for certain geographic areas during the model's projected five-year timeline.
Clinical CareEHR 'Nudge' Slashed Unneeded Scans Before Palliative Radiation
Default orders can help physicians de-implement low-value treatments.
Have Cancer, Must Travel: Patients Left In Lurch After Hospital Closes
As the rural town of Fort Scott, Kan., grapples with the closure of its hospital, cancer patients face new challenges...