Healthcare Analytic Planning Services

US Cancer Specialists is pleased to announce the launch of a new service offering. Healthcare Analytic Planning Services. US Cancer Specialists is here to help your organization exploit #BigData and bring forth your Predictive Future by helping organizations address a shared understanding of the company’s Vision and Approach; the role of big data in reaching…

The “Risk” behind Breast Density

This article follows in the footsteps of my most recent submission titled, “Breast Density: The Value behind the Analytics” which brought focus to #BreastDensity Reporting Laws and the quantitative and qualitative analytics needed for advanced breast imaging screening. Within healthcare, we have become accustomed to legislators and insurance payers dictating the care we as a…

Predictive Analytics: Transformational Change for Radiation Oncology

Healthcare Systems are facing significant challenges to meet their commitments to patients, providers, payers, and government regulators. Healthcare executives continue to face challenges delivering quality and access to services in a market of continued decreased reimbursement. While healthcare services are expected to grow as a result of the #ACA, the demand to meet the service…

Breast Density: The Value Behind the Analytics

The topic of #breastdensity has once become a topic within the Radiology community and advocacy groups like @areyoudenseadvo (Are You Dense Advocacy). For those within the field we have become pretty familiar with the term, and the appropriate screening measures for the 40% of women that fall into a heterogeneously dense category and 40% with…

Price vs. Cost Transparency

On June 9th, John Commins, for Health Leaders Media, provided an article titled “50 Hospitals with Extreme Markups Revealed.” http://bit.ly/1e2XHrx. The synopsis of the article; For-profit hospitals comprised 49 of the nation’s Top 50 hospitals with the highest #charge-to-cost ratios for out-of-network and uninsured patients. The average markup of hospital services is 3.4 times that…