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2010-11-30 08:58:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J. and THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hematology Oncology Associates of Northern New Jersey, P.A. (HOANNJ), an independent physician-owned, single-specialty oncology practice with offices in Morristown and Parsippany, and US Oncology, Inc., the nation's leading integrated oncology company, today announced their new collaboration to protect, expand and enhance patient access to high-quality, evidence-based cancer care and clinical research through the...

2010-11-11 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES and THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Four cancer care physicians from Wilshire Oncology Medical Group, Inc. (WOMGI), an affiliate of the United Network of US Oncology, have been elected by their peers for inclusion in the Best Doctors in America 2010-2012 database. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/DA06089LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100517/DA06089LOGO) "Only those who earn the consensus support of their peers are...

2010-09-07 10:24:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- US Oncology, Inc., the nation's leading integrated oncology company, announced today that the Association of Northern California Oncologists (ANCO) has selected Innovent Oncology as a preferred vendor for payer provider partnerships and front-end compliance models. ANCO says its role will be limited to informing, educating, and recommending that members proactively take advantage of front-end compliance programs such as Innovent Oncology to...

2010-09-01 11:22:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Radiation Oncology Services of America, Inc. (ROSA), a subsidiary of Ambulatory Services of America, Inc. (ASA), announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine to embark on a Cooperative Quality Assurance Project. In this project, the Washington University Department of Radiation Oncology will review quality assurance activities in a number...

2010-08-27 11:39:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovent Oncology, a subsidiary of US Oncology, has engaged Milliman, a premier global, actuarial and consulting firm, to help develop models in which physician-led oncology organizations can contract around risk, with the intent of negotiating with payers in the first half of 2011. Over the next several months, US Oncology and a Milliman team will explore various risk contracting methodologies including episode rates, bundled payments, and...

2010-07-28 10:11:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Community oncologists, practice administrators and clinical staff interested in learning the requirements of the meaningful-use regulations in order to receive federal stimulus payments towards adopting a certified electronic health record (EHR) are invited to attend a free webinar at 2 p.m. EDT (11 a.m. PDT) on Friday, August 6, 2010. To register, visit http://www.opspharmacist.com/opes. Registration is free, but space is limited. (Logo:...

2010-07-14 12:10:00

MARIETTA, Ga. and THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers (NGOC), a medical practice dedicated to delivering high quality, cost-effective oncology and hematology services to patients in Northwest Georgia, and US Oncology, Inc., the nation's leading integrated oncology company, announced today that NGOC has joined the United Network of US Oncology. The practice, which remains independently owned by its physicians, now has expanded resources from a...

2010-07-13 09:56:00

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Fredericksburg Oncology is now accepting patients for a new clinical trial supported by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to evaluate treatment for metastatic (advanced stage) melanoma. The current trial, designed at the Mayo Clinic, combines chemotherapy with targeted molecular agents in an effort to improve control of this difficult disease, reports Dr. Frederick C. Tucker, Jr., who heads this practice. "When discovered early, Melanoma is a...

2010-06-10 09:35:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Three clinical trials studies with prominent authorship by physicians affiliated with the United Network of US Oncology have been selected to be featured in the Best of ASCO to be held July 16 - 17 in San Francisco and July 23 -24 in Boston. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/DA06089LOGO) The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) hosts its 46th Annual Meeting June 4-8 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The ASCO Annual...

2010-06-07 14:43:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center announced today that the Division of Radiation Oncology has recognized Joseph Hanley, Ph.D., Director, Medical Physics, the John Theurer Cancer Center and his team for outstanding excellence in patient safety. The team was presented with an award for their exceptional work developing and maintaining Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) quality assurance. "Led by Dr....


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