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Six ways precision medicine is improving care
Six ways precision medicine is improving careHere are some of the latest precision medicine approaches being used by managed care organizations, health systems and academic medical centers across the U.S.
AMA unveils tool to address ‘ever-widening gap’ in physician educationAs the industry moves toward value-based care, medical education must keep pace.
Advanced Analytics Improve Physician Engagement and Performance in ACOsHealth plans are using advanced analytics to improve physician engagement, performance and satisfaction in ACOs and risk-sharing contracts.
Independence Blue Cross president: Why we cover whole genome sequencingAfter carefully considering its promise and consulting with experts, Independence Blue Cross this year became the first major insurer to provide coverage for certain members who are seeking access to whole genome sequencing.
Cancer MoonShot 2020 will arm oncologists with new tools
Cancer MoonShot 2020 will arm oncologists with new toolsThe Cancer MoonShot 2020 program brings together stakeholders from pharma, community and academic oncology, as well as government and scientific communities in an effort to accelerate the potential of combination immunotherapy as the next-generation standard of care in cancer patients.
Insurers benefit from getting on board with Cancer MoonShot 2020Drugs will be provided to health plan members on clinical trials free of charge.
New cancer care approach: Highmark’s cancer collaborativeCancer care has made great strides in the U.S., but effective care is still too expensive and inaccessible for many Americans. Now, payers and providers at Highmark, Allegheny Health Network and Johns Hopkins are launching a new model that could change cancer collaboration.
Obama’s precision medicine initiative: an updateThe precision medicine effort could dramatically change patient care, but will it be effective?
Four ways the genomic data commons will advance cancer careA new cancer database, the Genomic Data Commons, aims to make research more accessible
Health execs: How I feel about healthcare’s futureWe asked executives how they feel about the future of healthcare. Here’s what they said.