Robert Calandra is an independent journalist in the Philadelphia area who writes about healthcare and other issues. Aine Cryts contributed reporting.

Articles

Algorithm Helps Identify Best Treatment for Recurrent Hepatocellular Carcinoma

January 11, 2023

Using survival after recurrence as the measure, most patients would benefit from reoperative hepatectomy or thermoablation, according to an algorithm developed by Italian researchers. The researchers stress that the algorithm would be used to guide decisions by physicians and patients, not replace them.

ACO Update: The Pathways to Success Program

June 17, 2022

The program implemented by the Trump administration is designed to put more Medicare Shared Savings Program ACOs into two-sided risk. An industry group has discouraged participation in the program.