Oncology treatments: Three areas to watchWhile targeted cancer therapies make up a big part of the pipeline, there are three areas that oncology experts want you to keep on your radar.
In this issue
Health plans explore psychosocial support services to improve outcomes November 02, 2017By Rachael Zimlich RNPatients who lack resources likely won’t have improved health outcomes even with interventions. Some plans are exploring how to address the problem. Value-based payment update: Where we are and who is most successful November 16, 2017By Rachael Zimlich RNWhile these types of programs have been in place for several years, it can be difficult to gauge who is using them and how, and whether they are achieving their intended goal. Top tech advancements improving breast cancer screening November 16, 2017By Donna MarburyEarly detection of breast cancer continues to be the best way to save lives and decrease healthcare costs over time, and new technology could help.
Four ways genetic testing is changing cancer care November 03, 2017By Karen AppoldJust as cancer takes many forms, so does genetic testing. Here’s what you need to know.
Ten ways multiple myeloma treatment is changing November 09, 2017By Tracey WalkerAs multiple myeloma treatment improvements continue, it’s important for managed care executives to get out in front of these 10 changes on the horizon.
Top 11 pieces of advice for young healthcare executives November 12, 2017By Aubrey WestgateWe asked successful healthcare industry leaders to share their top tips for young executives. Here’s what they said. Controversy heats up over pharmacy benefit manager DIR fees November 08, 2017By Mari EdlinPBMs make the argument for DIR fees after a litany of complaints from industry stakeholders. Five approaches to effective cancer care management November 14, 2017By Don Hall MPHManaging the care for members with cancer is unlike managing care for other chronic diseases. Here’s five ways to better care for cancer patients.
Five questions for CVS Health’s Troyen A. Brennan, MD, MPH November 15, 2017By Tracey WalkerCVS Health’s Troyen A. Brennan, MD, MPH, brings attention to a unique specialty pharmacy model and value-based contracting.