The Healing Power of Community

The shock of hearing “it’s cancer” is hard to imagine and yet the American Cancer Society estimates that 1 in 3 Americans will be diagnosed with some form of cancer in their lifetime. And while treatment and survival numbers continue to improve, a cancer diagnosis brings instant change to a person’s life and a new […]

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Does Your Billing Process Provide Options or Just Demands?

The shift in healthcare payment responsibility has been tectonic if not rapid. Patients are increasingly paying more not only to their insurance providers but for treatment as well. Black Book reports the average deductible at the end of 2017 was $1,820, an 11% increase according to TransUnion. While that number may sound inconsequential to many, the […]

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Baby Boomers – More Customer Than Plan Member

Baby Boomers have changed every market they’ve touched and forced entire industries to improve, step up and otherwise deliver a better product or service. Starting with changes to hospital maternity wards and public schools as their numbers filled both bassinets and classrooms, these institutions grew in number and changed in style to accommodate Boomers’ numbers. […]

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The Cost of a Cancer Diagnosis (Part 2)

Last week we started a conversation (read here) on the impact a cancer diagnosis has on patients and the people who love them the most. Like most challenges the impact is multi-faceted, affecting not only one’s physical well-being but their emotional and financial health as well. And while oncology is at the forefront of treatment option […]

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The Cost of a Cancer Diagnosis

A cancer diagnosis is devastating. Not only is the patient devastated, but also their family, friends and loved ones. Improved treatment and procedures offer hope where previously hope didn’t exist. But what’s often overlooked is the financial impact of a cancer diagnosis. The American Cancer Society estimates that roughly 1.7 million new cancer cases are […]

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