Pediatric Cancer

Keynote: The J.P.Morgan Financial Outlook for Healthcare in 2023 [Video]

What were the hot topics at J.P. Morgan 2023? Here to discuss is Rob DeMichiei, Board Director, Strategic Advisor and Former CFO. Advent, Baylor Scott & White, CommonSpirit and Ascension all shared their “structured cost reduction initiatives”. We’re talking reductions in the hundreds of millions of dollars. How do labor costs tie into this? Have we reached the peak? Whatever the case may be, premium pay is now an embedded cost that’s not going away. Equity and inclusion and value-based care have also become an embedded discussion. How daunting is the complexity of healthcare today? Intermountain’s presentation on their 50 year journey from fee for service to value based care gives us a big clue.Key Points:Health-care pricing doesn’t workThere’s an operational trend towards integrated call centersWalgreens and CVS both have strategies around significant acquisitions of physician groups now for our February 2nd webinar: Priorities for 2023. A CIO Discussion with Academic Medical Centers – Only available LIVE!Subscribe: Alex’s Lemonade Stand: Foundation for Childhood Cancer –

Colon Cancer

How can we mitigate health inequalities in colorectal cancer? [Video]

Afsaneh Barzi, MD, PhD, City of Hope, Duarte, CA, describes strategies to reduce healthcare inequalities patients with colorectal cancer may face, including acknowledging these disparities, and cooperating with marginalized communities. Policies additionally need to reflect the fact that these patients are more likely to utilize the emergency room, as opposed to visiting a primary healthcare provider. This interview took place at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2023 Gastrointestinal Cancers (GI) Symposium in San Francisco, CA. These works are owned by Magdalen Medical Publishing (MMP) and are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All rights are reserved.View our new feature exploring genomic biomarkers in metastatic colorectal cancer here:

Skin Cancer

Health news: Quick ways to boost brain, new threat linked to carrying extra weight during middl… [Video]

In health news, a quick way to boost your brain and a new threat linked to carrying extra weight around your middle in middle age. But first, could popular gel manicures increase the risk of skin cancer? Researchers decided to investigate after reading multiple reports of very rare cancers on the fingers of people who frequently got gel manicures.