By Joel Diamond MD FAAFP – While perhaps not as definitively as Newton’s law of gravitation, most providers embrace “early detection” as a truism for improving outcomes of most diseases and disorders. This is certainly the pervasive view in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.Read More
By Kayla Matthews – With so much COVID-19 news coverage, it’s easy to miss other relevant happenings in medicine, such as developments in cancer treatments. Besides making information potentially harder to access, the pandemic also introduced new hardships for people with cancer by complicating their access to care.
By Gina McNellis – We’ve already written over the past year about expected changes to the Cancer Registry– and how extensive they are likely to be. No doubt – this is a big deal. Remember the shift from ICD-9 to ICD-10?
By Gina McNellis – In a blog that I wrote earlier this year, I talked about the importance of being prepared for expected changes in the cancer registry. Well, we are well past the half way point of 2018 and are still navigating the changes.
By Gina McNellis – Back in 2016, cancer registries were faced with the question of whether or not to abstract given delays in getting new standards released to software vendors and state registries.
IBM Watson Health, Cota, and Hackensack Meridian Health, an integrated healthcare system in New Jersey, announced a collaboration to pilot a combination of IBM Watson and Cota technology for the first time.