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Assessing and improving value in cancer care
Adam Schickedanz

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Assessing and improving value in cancer care
workshop summary
Adam Schickedanz, rapporteur ; National Cancer Policy Forum, Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Published 2009 by National Academies Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Opening remarks : what is value in cancer care and why is it important?
Challenges to value in cancer care
Clinician-patient communication and its influence on value
Generating evidence about effectiveness and value
Value and the oncology market
Value in oncology practice : oncologist and health insurer perspectives
Ethical issues and value in oncology
Solutions for value in cancer care
Improving value in oncology practice : ways forward
Toward a shared understanding of value.

Edition Notes

"On February 9 and 10, 2009, a public workshop titled Assessing and Improving Value in Cancer Care was presented to the Institute of Medicine's (IOM's) National Cancer Policy Forum (the forum). This workshop was the result of the forum's discussions of value in oncology during meetings held between March 2007 and October 2008."--P. 1.

Includes bibliographical references.


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RC270.8 .A868 2009

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