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Urology Practice Management - December 2014, Vol 3, No 6

Anew guideline for systemic therapy in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) is based on a literature review of recent publications and outlines the survival and quality-of-life benefits/toxicity effects of each recommendation. Read More ›

Treatment with enzalutamide (Xtandi) after progression with androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) led to a significant improvement in survival for men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), according to a new randomized trial reported at the 2014 American Urological Association annual meeting. Read More ›

The loss of the above software system data (scheduling, EMRs, pharmacy) can prove calamitous for a clinical trials program. Data managers may lose all of the data necessary to monitor and report adherence to protocol requirements for physical exams, test orders and results, and treatments delivered. Without this information, compensation from study sponsors could be withheld. Read More ›

The interview featured in this article was conducted with Linda Bosserman, MD, FACP, at the 2014 conference of the Association for Value-Based Cancer Care. Read More ›

Patient portals offer valuable benefits to providers and patients by enhancing patient–provider communication, increasing operational efficiencies, and empowering patients, according to data presented at the 2014 Association of Community Cancer Centers National Oncology Conference. Read More ›

Every medical practice is at risk for a natural or man-made disaster. Those who have worked through a disaster will share their relief at having had a plan in place to get through it, or they may share, unfortunately, how much they wish they had developed a plan ahead of time. Read More ›

Most people are familiar with the old adage about life’s 2 certainties: taxes, like death, are inevitable. But why pay more in taxes than you have to? This article provides 10 potential tax-saving opportunities for 2014. The key is to take the time to evaluate which of these concepts, if any, may work in your situation. Read More ›

Aquick review of the evening news will often reveal stories of someone in an organization either doing wrong or blowing the whistle on someone else who did wrong. No organization is immune from having its reputation questioned when an employee or manager is caught violating ethical or legal standards, and the fallout can be damaging in many ways. Read More ›

The 2014 elections are complete, and we now know the makeup of the next US Congress. Even though Republicans picked up more than the 6 seats needed to take control of the Senate, it may not mean that significant healthcare changes are imminent. As the congressional landscape transforms, legislators will have to address the following issues. Read More ›