Saving $33 million and lives, too

July 8, 2014 9:12 PM

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A new study suggests that some seemingly "modest" tweaks to the way an oncology practice operates could help realize millions of dollars of savings.

The study released Tuesday indicated that reducing the use of imaging services, getting patients discharged quicker and checking up on those people sooner could result in dramatic savings even as spending on chemotherapy drugs increased significantly at the same time.

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