- A method for defining value in healthcare using cancer care as a modelThomas W Feeley
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Institute for Cancer Care Excellence, USA
J Healthc Manag 55:399-411; discussion 411-2. 2010..Public reporting of this type of data for a variety of conditions can lead to improved competition in the healthcare marketplace and, as a result, improve outcomes and decrease health expenditures...
- Outcome and cost implications of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the medical intensive care unit of a comprehensive cancer centerSusannah K Wallace
Department of Medical Informatics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 214, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Support Care Cancer 10:425-9. 2002..Providing assurances that care will remain appropriate, aggressive, and in accordance with the patient's and family's wishes can optimize compassionate care while avoiding futile life-sustaining interventions...
- Ensuring quality cancer care: a follow-up review of the Institute of Medicine's 10 recommendations for improving the quality of cancer care in AmericaTracy Spinks
Institute for Cancer Care Excellence, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
Cancer 118:2571-82. 2012..These efforts by health care providers and policymakers should bridge the gap between the ideal state described in Ensuring Quality Cancer Care and the current state of cancer care in the United States...
- Improving cancer care through public reporting of meaningful quality measuresTracy E Spinks
Institute for Cancer Care Excellence, MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, Houston, TX, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 30:664-72. 2011..The Affordable Care Act of 2010, which has sections specific to cancer reporting, will also further the development and public reporting of cancer quality measures-important steps in improving the delivery of cancer care...