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Cutting Costs in Cancer Therapy:
Evidence-Based Practices

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| November 21, 2010 |

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DOTMED – November 2010 Issue

 
by Olga Deshchenko, DOTmed News Reporter
This report originally appeared in the November 2010 issue of DOTmed Business News 

As one of the world’s deadliest killers, cancer remains the medical community’s arch enemy. While new guidelines and research continues to help doctors battle the disease, these tools also contribute to rising costs and further complicate reimbursement processes.

Today, more and more cancer therapy providers are looking to evidence-based practices to consider the therapy options that not only improve outcomes for individual patients but also reduce costs. Relying on evidence-based tools can offer guidance on the best and most cost-effective options available for patients and their physicians.

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