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Insights

This is the collection of Insights posts.

Reducing Financial Loss and Improving Practice Efficiency by Grouping Claim Denial Codes

If you own an oncology practice, you can probably attest to how challenging it can be to work with a patient’s health insurance provider when it comes to billing. While insurance denials and the associated financial loss have always been…

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What the No Surprises Act Means for Oncology Providers

Any provider who hears about “surprise billing legislation” or the “surprise act of 2022” is bound to fear the worst. However, in this case, mandated changes to practice management could be a good thing. Patients and oncology providers — especially…

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5 Emerging Trends in Community Oncology

In recent years, new oncology trends have developed that can transform the way the oncology market functions. From 2015 to 2050, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that the cancer incidence rate will increase by 49 percent. As…

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7 Strategies for Better Leadership Development

According to the latest trends, more than 1.9 million new cancer cases are expected in 2022. Unfortunately, labor shortages and ever-evolving reimbursement models will make caring for cancer patients even more challenging in the coming years. Therefore, it will most…

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The Oncology Care Model: Improving Patient Outcomes and Lowering Costs

Oncology care is one of the most progressive medical fields to be a part of. There are constant innovations that help to improve patient outcomes and reduce mortality rates. One of the most promising developments has been the oncology care…

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The Role of Patient-Reported Outcomes in Clinical Trials

Between 1999 and 2021, the U.S. conducted more clinical trials than any other developed country, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which was 157,618 trials. Coming in for a relatively close second was China, having conducted 80,333 studies in…

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Reducing the Financial Burden of Cancer Treatment

In 2018, healthcare costs for cancer patients in the United States totaled over $112 billion, creating a financial burden for individuals and American society. Some oncology practices adopt a medical model that offers a wide range of patient resources and…

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Design Thinking in Oncology: Improving the Patient Experience

Design in community oncology is the deliberate creation of an experience for oncology patients. This approach uses an empathy-driven model to improve the overall experience. Design thinking is an approach to problem-solving, leveraging human experience to generate ideas, prototypes, and…

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Refining Your Leadership Development

The leadership development of your oncology practice plays a significant role in your business. From the way patients feel to the level of care they receive, your leadership posture will affect their lives and the lives of your staff members.…

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Improving Cancer Care with Strategic Planning

Many influences affect oncology practice management, like changing government regulations, new research and medical advancements, the competitive landscape, and market opportunities for community oncology. Preparing practice management to flex with these changes while still providing quality patient care requires intentional…

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