The United States is the last country in the world with modern healthcare to adopt ICD-10 diagnosis codes, but it will join the crowd on Oct. 1, 2014. This massive ICD-10 change is quickly approaching, and it affects all of us in the health care field. Thus, there is no...
Competition is building in the cancer-care field, as hospitals, health systems and physician groups are constructing new cancer centers in response to the aging of the baby boomers and a projected increase in cancer diagnoses over the next 20 years.
The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a Quality Program of the American College of Surgeons, is launching the Oncology Medical Home (OMH) Accreditation Program. The OMH uses a team-based approach to deliver, ensure, and measure quality cancer...
The National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) is pleased to announce the release of Cancer Quality Improvement Program (CQIP) 2015. The CQIP report is unique in providing not only short-term quality and outcome data, but also long-term outcome data including five-year survival rates...
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It is not too late! You may purchase the Webcast packages to view the sessions you were not able to attend at Clinical Congress. Webcast sessions are available on your computer, tablet or mobile device anytime, anywhere. Maximize your learning opportunities and earn CME...
By collecting samples from the portal vein — which carries blood from the gastrointestinal tract, including from the pancreas, to the liver — physicians can learn far more about a patient's pancreatic cancer than by relying...
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