Bruce Feinberg, DO, Speaks About Clinical Pathways in Oncology Care
Bruce Feinberg, DO, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions, says that there is a tremendous amount of waste in the system. "Waste in the system is created by ineffective technology and claims processing that is very cumbersome for both payers and providers," says Dr. Feinberg.
This video was taken on November 16 at AJMC's Translating Evidence-Based Research Into Value-Based Decisions in Oncology.
CMS has proposed several possible changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program in an effort to attract new participants and to encourage current participants to continue with the program beyond their initial 3-year commitment.
A guideline has been issued that outlines the use of 3-D computed tomography-based radiation therapy planning and volumetric image guidance to more effectively treat pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma and to reduce the radiation dose to normal tissue, thus decreasing the risk of late side effects.
The study, which will presented next week at the meeting of the American College of Cardiology, defined how much avoiding diabetes, obesity, and hypertension before age 45 matters if one is later diagnosed with heart failure.