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Executive Health Management

Understanding US Cancer Care Spending in 2018

2021 08 Oct

The 15 most prevalent cancers incurred a cost of $156.2 billion in 2018. Breast cancer patients contributed to the highest number of services and spending. Almost 20% of US cancer spending was on radiology Although how to deliver quality but affordable care to US patients requiring cancer treatment has been widely debated, the specific... Read more

IMAGING Management

Cancer Imaging: The Need to Improve Utilisation Management

2017 10 Jan

Variation in provider ordering preferences and lapses in care coordination are key factors affecting high-cost cancer imaging utilisation, according to a study published in Journal of Cancer Policy. In particular, high-ordering oncologists were found to be substantial drivers of imaging utilisation, with 58 percent more per patient imaging than their... Read more