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May 20, 2019
Health Equity Committee chair Dr. William D. Tap highlights the recent work and forward momentum of ASCO's efforts to achieve health care equity for all through improved access to and quality of care.
May 20, 2019
Dr. Ward and I discuss the policies that public and private insurers use to control the use of anticancer drug therapies, such as prior authorization requirements, restrictive formularies, step therapy, or fail first requirements, and specialty specific tiers.
May 17, 2019
To help you get the most out of #ASCO19, I'm sharing a vlog on networking (it's not as scary as you think!) and strategies for organizing your schedule and maximizing your face time with the people you want to meet.
May 16, 2019
My patient had struggled emotionally throughout the course of her cancer treatment, until the day I walked into the room and noticed a profound change.
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Douglas W. Blayney, MD, FASCO

Douglas W. Blayney, MD, FASCO, is a medical oncologist and Professor at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is an ASCO Past President, and currently serves as a member of the CancerLinQ Physician Advisory Committee and the Cost of Cancer Task Force.

Jan 18, 2009
We had a paper accepted for publication in JCO, and as a condition of publication we authors are required to transfer the copyright to ASCO, JCO's publisher. This is a similar policy to that of most scientific journals.
Jan 05, 2009
In the University of Michigan Hospital, we went live with the Eclipsys CPOE system in April 2008. My medical informatician colleague, David Hanauer, along with some industrial engineering colleagues, studied the time taken to enter orders before, shortly after, and longer after introduction of CPOE...
Jan 02, 2009
Rounding with the housestaffIn October, I rounded on the inpatient hematology service for two weeks as the inpatient attending. I was with a heme onc fellow and a clinical pharmacist, and two teams each with a Resident, two Interns, and a medical student. The attending is the teacher as well as the...
Jan 01, 2009
Marshfield Clinic's EHR and chronic disease management
Dec 19, 2008
Information at the Point of Care. (I write this while I'm on vacation, four hours from my home and office). My new patient last week was sent by her oncologist in northern Michigan for an opinion regarding his suspicion that she had Hodgkin lymphoma, recurrent within a year after her primary...
Dec 18, 2008
Three recent examples of industries which are moving from paper-based transactions into the online world:Newspapers moving from print to online

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