December 2018

Increasing Rates of Cancer Screening

December 07, 2018

Evidence-Based Oncology

John B. Kisiel, MD, and Philip Parks, MD, MPH, provide an update on the future of cancer screenings and explain how improved treatment regimens offer the potential to reduce the cancer-related healthcare cost burden.

Renting Health vs Buying Cures: How New Financing Tools Can Boost Cancer Therapy Development

December 07, 2018

Evidence-Based Oncology

Evidence-Based OncologyTM sat down with Andrew W. Lo, PhD, to discuss his proposals to increase investment in medical innovation and utilization by giving investors more ways to support both research organizations and individual patients.

Cancer Today and Cancer Tomorrow: Analysis of US Cancer Claims, 2007-2017

December 10, 2018

Evidence-Based Oncology

In this article, we use data from our FAIR Health database of over 27 billion privately billed healthcare claims to identify the cancer diagnosis categories with the highest percentage of claim lines among all cancer diagnosis categories.

McAneny Discusses OCM, Community Practices, and Building the Right Rewards

December 10, 2018

Evidence-Based Oncology

The American Journal of Managed Care® sat down with Barbara McAneny, MD, president of the American Medical Association (AMA), to discuss how the AMA is working to "help create the healthcare system of the future."

Data and Collaboration Are Key for Value-Based Care Success

December 10, 2018

Evidence-Based Oncology

Recap of the November 7 meeting of The American Journal of Managed Care®’s The Institute for Value-Based Medicine®. The dinner discussion, “Advancing Quality in Oncology Care” was held in Seattle, Washington.

Our Contributors/Value-Based Care

December 11, 2018

Evidence-Based Oncology

Two of our contributors report on what we know and still need to learn about the Oncology Care Model, and how patient perspectives should inform healthcare value measurement.