Tag Archives: Patients

Humana-Epic effort aims to give better decision support to docs, patients

Humana is collaborating with electronic health records vendor Epic as both entities seek to bring together patients, providers and insurers to advance value-based care. The organizations will integrate technologies to enhance patient, provider and payer access to health information. They plan to advance interoperability to promote open communication and information transparency. The goal is to… Read More »

FDA’s Project Facilitate Will Help Providers Access Experimental Cancer Therapies for Patients

FDA announces Project Facilitate to assist physicians seeking access to unapproved therapies for patients with cancer Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Oncology Center of Excellence announced a new pilot program to assist oncology health care professionals in requesting access to unapproved therapies for patients with cancer. A new call center called Project Facilitate will… Read More »

3D-printed replica heads are being used to help treat cancer patients

A 3D printed head for honing cancer treatmentsRTSafe By Donna Lu Radiotherapists are using 3D printed heads to practice cancer treatments before doing the real thing. With the approach a person undergoing radiotherapy first has a CT scan to image their brain, tumour and surrounding bone and facial structure. This is then turned into a… Read More »