Physician Resources

What is health information exchange?

Despite living in an increasingly digital age, an overwhelming amount of medical data and patient information are still stored in paper format. Not only does this take up a lot of physical space in archives…

How to discuss clinical trials with oncology patients 

Cancer clinical trials are indispensable for improving and expanding the arsenal of treatments available in oncology. Not only that, but clinical trials are invaluable to clinicians as we read about them in peer-reviewed journals, often…

Resources for running a private practice effectively 

Many physicians choose to start their private practice or join a preexisting practice to gain more control over how they interact with patients and to have a better work and life balance. Private practices also…

ASCO: What to expect at the annual meeting

What is the ASCO annual meeting? If you’re an Oncologist or part of your job relates to oncology, you likely know the annual ASCO event. The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) holds a meeting…

How to communicate effectively with patients

Communicating with patients is an important part of a physician’s job. Excellent communication and mutual understanding between a physician and a patient can make all the difference in a patient’s health outcome. Every patient wants…

A complete guide to paid physician surveys

Global opportunities for paid physician surveys are popular discussions and interest points among physicians around the world. Paid online surveys are nothing new. In fact, they’ve been in existence since the Internet launched. However, the…

RWE in oncology: Benefits and drawbacks 

In recent years, real-world data (RWD) and real-world evidence (RWE) are having a renaissance in cancer treatment. However, real-world evidence comes with its own pros and cons, raising important questions. Why is RWE becoming more…

7 bedside manner techniques that show empathy in oncology

59% of patients associate a physician’s bedside manner to the quality of care received from a health care facility, according to a physician survey. These patients also revealed the importance of compassion, comfort, and patience in their interactions with…

Are physician surveys worth it for oncologists? 

Innovative technological solutions such as CRISPR and artificial intelligence (AI) are changing the approach to cancer diagnosis and treatment. Pharmaceutical and medical device companies that produce innovative drugs and medical products in oncology often benefit…

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