ETHICS AND ONCOLOGY BLOG
Ethics and Oncology is a new blog for CancerNetwork written by Paul R. Helft, MD, director at the Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics and associate professor of medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine.
Reflections on My Visit to a Chinese Medical School—and an Unplanned Side Trip to a Chinese Hospital
December 19, 2012
To Reduce Futile Care, Build Trust
September 6, 2012
Personalized Medicine: Medicine for the Privileged?
ONCOLOGY, August 21, 2012
Ethics of Cost Containment for Cancer Therapies
Arthur Caplan, PhD1 , August 23, 2012
The cost of cancer treatment has at least doubled since 1987 and there does not appear to be any hint that cancer care costs will decline. In this podcast we discuss the reasons for the increase in costs, as well as the ethics of cancer care cost containment.
FROM PHYSICIANS PRACTICE
Primary Care Can't Thrive Without Nurse Practitioners
Courtney H. Lyder, ND, May 17, 2013
With a projected shortfall of primary-care physicians, it's time for alternate solutions to patient care. Nurse practitioners are one logical remedy.
VWhat Physicians Can Learn from the Allscripts EHR Lawsuit
Marisa Torrieri, May 16, 2013
Lawsuit prompts question: What should physicians do to ensure they end up with a great EHR instead of buyer’s remorse?
Eight Ways ICD-9 Will Still Matter to Medical Practices
Brenda Edwards, CPC, May 15, 2013
What should your medical practice do with your ICD-9-CM book after October 1, 2014? Keep it.
Seven Ways Technology Can Speed Up Patient Collections
Cheyenne Brinson, May 15, 2013
Failing to adopt widely available billing and collections technology can cost medical practices big. Here's how to do it right.
Four Reasons Private Medical Practice is Becoming Extinct
Carol Stryker, May 15, 2013
It’s becoming increasingly difficult for private medical practices to thrive. Here’s what’s driving the trend toward consolidation.