Continuing Medical Education Accreditation
The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine designatesthis educational activity for a maximum of 2Category 1 credits toward the AMA Physician's RecognitionAward. Each physician should claim only thosehours that he/she actually spends in the educationalactivity.
The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine isaccredited by the Accreditation Council for ContinuingMedical Education (ACCME) to sponsor medicaleducation for physicians.
After reading "Managing Oncology Costs: A Frameworkfor Evaluation," complete the program evaluationand select the 1 best answer to each of thefollowing questions. A statement of continuing educationhours will be mailed to those who successfullycomplete (with a minimum score of 70%) the examinationat the conclusion of the program.
1. In the United States, the overall incidence of age-adjustedcancer rates has increased how much since 1992?
2. Between 2004 and 2005, spending on cancer in theUnited States was expected to increase:
3. Spending on cancer in the United States accounts forwhat percentage of overall medical treatment expenditures?
4. Outcomes research involves the:
5. Which of the following is NOT included when evaluatingdirect medical costs?
6. In outcomes research, which of the following 3 outcomesdimensions are considered?
7. Cost-effectiveness analysis:
8. Two approaches commonly used in estimating costsassociated with lost or diminished productivity are:
9. Which best describes decision analysis?
10. The most commonly used method of cost control incancer care today is:
To provide participants with current information on economic modeling and methods of cost controlin cancer care.
This activity is intended for primary care physicians, oncologists, medical directors, and othermanaged care decision makers.
After participating in this activity, participants should be better able to:
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION ACCREDITATION
The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine designates this activity for a maximum of 2 Category1 credits toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only thosehours that he/she actually spends in this educational activity.
The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council forContinuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor medical education for physicians. Release Date:February 28, 2006. Expiration Date: February 28, 2007.
This program is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.
The contents of this supplement may include information regarding the use of products that may be inconsistentoutside the approved labeling for these products in the United States. Physicians should note that the use of theseproducts outside current approved labeling is considered experimental and are advised to consult prescribing informationfor these products.