Treatment Guidelines

How Long Does It Take for New Guidelines to Trickle Down to Community Practice?

Treatment standards in oncology are constantly evolving, with new agents and treatment regimens added each year. Clinical practice guidelines often represent the cutting edge of treatment, identifying which new treatment approaches should become standard of care on the basis of careful data analysis and expert review. Unfortunately, these guidelines are often slow to be incorporated […]

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Outcomes Measurement

The Evolving Landscape of Outcomes Measurement

In the world of continuing medical education (CME), strategies for assessing the impact of educational activities are continually changing, adapting to meet updated requirements and to better capture the engagement of an evolving physician audience. For decades, CME outcomes were measured with simple post-test questions asking for the participant’s opinion of the activity. Later, measurement […]

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