Health Economics and Outcomes Research

Proton beam therapy represents a promising, cost-effective option for patients with specific forms of cancer, according to a recently published review. 
In a recent study, a group of researchers set out to measure how patient financial strain, symptom burden, and quality of life relate to one another in new diagnoses of lung or colorectal cancer.
Access to an electronic health information exchange system can reduce costs associated with unnecessary repeated imaging tests.
A new study shows how the implementation of a clinical pathway for hysterectomy can decrease the proportion of total abdominal hysterectomy (TAH) procedures. 
A new study suggests that financial stress, rooted in filing for bankruptcy, may be a risk factor for increased mortality after a cancer diagnosis.