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...
The 2016 Commission on Cancer (CoC) Annual Conference provides a comprehensive look at CoC standards and the National Cancer Database (NCDB) tools and resources. On June 1 and 2, the CoC Program: Pathway to Quality Cancer Care will focus on the CoC Standards and the value...
June 5 marks the 29th Annual National Cancer Survivors Day, which brings cancer survivors together to show that there is life after receiving a diagnosis of cancer. The Commission on Cancer (CoC) and the National Accreditation Program...
If you are a Cancer Liaison Physician, plan to join us at a special CoC-CLP Breakfast from 6:30–7:30 a.m. on Monday, June 6 at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Chicago. To register, send your name and email address to email@example.com by May 20.
The 15 scheduled Meet-the-Expert Luncheons per day at Clinical Congress 2016, Oct. 16−20 in Washington, D.C., will feature several general surgery topics of interest. The $45 fee includes a box lunch and beverage and...
When women have advanced breast cancer, the amount of comfort-oriented care they receive at the end of life may depend on the color of their skin, a small U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data from Medicare, the U.S. government...
New research shows colorectal cancer patients who have depression when they are diagnosed are significantly less likely to make a good recovery following surgery than patients without depression. The researchers say the groundbreaking...
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