Patient Access

November 14, 2017
As oncology moves toward more deep diagnostic testing and as standard of care continues to quickly evolve, technology advancements are necessary to continue to improve patient access to clinical trials, explained Amy Abernethy, MD, PhD, the chief medical officer, chief scientific officer, and senior vice president of oncology at Flatiron Health.
October 24, 2017
The percentage of care delivered in emergency departments has increased with nearly half of all medical care in the United States occurring there, according to a study.
October 20, 2017
As the senior national correspondent at Kaiser Health News, Sarah Varney covers health policy, specifically looking at federal law and how it rolls out in states and local jurisdictions. During her conversation with Patricia Salber, MD, MBA, of The Doctor Weighs In, she explained how her articles are shaped by the time she spends in the field talking to people affected by the policy decisions made in Washington, DC, or state capitals.
October 15, 2017
There may be an association between the availability of a physician extender and length of time a patient waits for dermatology appointments in Ohio, according to a study.
October 12, 2017
Choosing a new city can be difficult for people with disabilities. There is a lot to think about, from the cost of a doctor's visit to the employment rate for people with disabilities. WalletHub analyzed and compared 150 of the most populated cities in the United States and ranked them, taking into account the economy, quality of life, and healthcare.
October 10, 2017
Dissatisfied with the litigation process, patients find satisfaction in communication-and-resolution programs, according to a recent study.
September 29, 2017
Recovering from the devastation in hurricane-affected areas will take a long time, as Michael Griffin, president and CEO and Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans, knows well.
September 28, 2017
As clinical trials get more complex and fewer patients are available to participate in any particular trial, technology is going to be critical for improving patient access to trials and making the whole process of being on a trial easier for patients and physicians, explained Amy Abernethy, MD, PhD, the chief medical officer, chief scientific officer, and senior vice president of oncology at Flatiron Health.
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