Navigation Links
IU Simon Cancer Center joins WellPoint in developing health care solutions
Date:4/23/2012

Center experts will help develop recommendations on appropriate clinical content for the WellPoint health care solutions. They will also assist in the evaluation and testing of the specific tools that WellPoint plans to develop for the oncology field. The cancer experts will provide guidance on how to improve the content and utility of the treatment options provided to the physicians using the new technology and will also become early adopters in piloting the system.

Leading the IU Simon Cancer Center's efforts are George W. Sledge, Jr., MD, and Patrick J. Loehrer, Sr., MD. They will work closely with WellPoint's clinical experts, and with IU's trusted informatics partner, the Regenstrief Institute, to provide advice on how the solutions may be best utilized in clinical practice to support increased understanding of the evolving body of knowledge in cancer, including emerging therapies not widely known by community physicians. As the solutions are developed, Drs. Sledge and Loehrer will also provide guidance to WellPoint.

"As we design the WellPoint systems that leverage IBM Watson's capabilities, it is essential that we incorporate the highly-specialized knowledge and real-life practice experiences of the nation's premier clinical experts," said Harlan Levine, MD, executive vice president of WellPoint's Comprehensive Health Solutions. "The contributions from Dr. Sledge and Dr. Loehrer, coupled with the expertise throughout the IU Simon Cancer Center, will be invaluable to implementing this WellPoint offering and could ultimately benefit millions of Americans across the country."

"Researchers from the IU Simon Cancer Center are leading clinical investigators who have set standards of care for treatment of numerous malignancies, including germ cell tumors, breast and thoracic tumors," said Dr. Loehrer, director of the IU Simon Cancer Center and HH Gregg Professor of Oncology at the IU School of Medicine. "We will also be working closely w
'/>"/>

Contact: Michael Schug
maschug@iupui.edu
317-278-0953
Indiana University School of Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. EMBO Gold Medal 2011 awarded to Simon Boulton
2. 2010 AAAS Mentor Award goes to Dr. Joseph M. DeSimone of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University
3. Chopra Center Co-Founder and Mind-body Healing Pioneer David Simon, M.D. Diagnosed with Brain Tumor
4. HCMS Group LLC Names Mick Simon Chief Operating Officer
5. Simon Property Group Elects Larry Glasscock to Board of Directors
6. Vitamin E in diet protects against many cancers
7. Hispanics Seem to Have Better Odds of Lung Cancer Survival
8. Hispanic lung cancer patients tend to live longer than blacks and whites
9. Childhood Obesity May Raise Odds of Adult Liver Cancer
10. Moffitt researchers find cancer therapies affect cognitive functioning among breast cancer survivors
11. Healthy Lifestyle Choices Could Cut Cancer Rates: Report
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2014)... New Delhi, India (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 ... company, has launched a new service named ‘Remove Bad ... against which bad reviews are published on various review ... study about the world of internet marketing, the sites ... by its competitors in order to tailor the service. ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 Thousands of independent community ... country have come together today to kick off ... tradeshow. , "ThoughtSpot 2014 is Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s ... tools to help their businesses thrive," stated AJ ... a long-standing commitment to independent community pharmacies, and ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 31, 2014 T.E.N., a technology ... honored finalists and winners Wednesday evening, July 30, ... Awards Gala at the Westin St. Francis in ... information security for the BlackLine Systems, was selected ... Award winner for the ISE® West Region. As ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July ... boy" disease can often be cured with a stem cell ... critical, a new study finds. Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), ... group of rare genetic disorders that all but eliminate the ... infections. The term "bubble boy" became popular after a ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... News) -- Recovery time after surgery may be reduced ... according to a new study. The study,s Irish ... inflammatory response, reducing the amount of time surgical patients, ... particularly true among people who tend to have healing ... widely prescribed medications in the world. While they are ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Reputation Management India Launches a New Service Called ‘Remove Bad Reviews’ 2Health News:Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s ThoughtSpot Begins Today with Record Attendance 2Health News:Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s ThoughtSpot Begins Today with Record Attendance 3Health News:Max Solonski, Caesars Entertainment Claim Top Awards at ISE® West Ralph Johnson (King County, WA) named People’s Choice Award Winner 2Health News:Max Solonski, Caesars Entertainment Claim Top Awards at ISE® West Ralph Johnson (King County, WA) named People’s Choice Award Winner 3Health News:Max Solonski, Caesars Entertainment Claim Top Awards at ISE® West Ralph Johnson (King County, WA) named People’s Choice Award Winner 4Health News:Early Stem Cell Transplant Vital in 'Bubble Boy' Disease 2Health News:Early Stem Cell Transplant Vital in 'Bubble Boy' Disease 3Health News:Cholesterol Drugs May Speed Healing After Surgery 2
... Montreal, May 20, 2010 The results of a major ... Dr. Jean-Claude Tardif are now available in the journal Circulation ... the MHI Research Centre, as well as a professor in the ... the Universit de Montral. The promising findings of this ...
... Bees swarm. Even amoebae clump together in mystifyingly clever ... at the cellular and molecular level to bring about ... and organisms into groups. It,s a choreography seen throughout ... movements as precise as the dance lineup of a ...
... ... (NRPA) is reminding Americans to take the proper steps to ensure that their local playgrounds ... Dozen, a comprehensive brochure and playground-safety resource for playground managers, parents and caregivers. ... Ashburn, VA (Vocus) May 20, ...
... bacteria that live inside every person that team plans ... A large-scale effort to map out the genetic composition ... produced its first results: scientists report they have completed ... human-hosted bacteria. , Found in such places as the ...
... ... Top 25 New York Verdicts of 2009. Applied Forensics is a 21st Century Forensics ... ... Applied Forensics LLP, a laboratory specializing in handwriting analysis, played an integral role in ...
... care cost more if and when they were readmitted ... receiving treatment for heart disease who decide to discharge ... costing hospitals more if and when they are readmitted. ... during the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Patients at high risk of recurrences of heart disease: Breakthrough in prevention 2Health News:Scientists discover the molecular heart of collective behavior 2Health News:Scientists discover the molecular heart of collective behavior 3Health News:Scientists discover the molecular heart of collective behavior 4Health News:Spring into Summer with The Dirty Dozen Guide to Playground Safety 2Health News:Spring into Summer with The Dirty Dozen Guide to Playground Safety 3Health News:Scientists Map Genetic Codes of Human Microbes 2Health News:Scientists Map Genetic Codes of Human Microbes 3Health News:Verdict Search recognizes Applied Forensics in Top 25 New York Verdicts of 2009 2Health News:When Heart Patients Discharge Themselves, Hospital Bills Increase 2
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 Nutrastar International Inc. (OTCQB: NUIN; "Nutrastar" ... premium branded consumer products, including commercially cultivated Cordyceps Militaris ... announced the signing of its first distributor for its ... Hubei Province located ... . The contract with the ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... MUMBAI, India , July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... BioQuiddity Inc. announced today that they recently entered ... the European Union and certain other European countries, ... for post-surgical pain management. Cipla intends to launch ... under its own label into the German market ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP ) (TSX: ... million, an increase of 1 percent compared to second ... income of $21 million in the second quarter 2014 ... second quarter of 2013.  As detailed in the supplemental ... months ended June 30, 2014 increased by 4 percent to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Nutrastar Signs First Distributor for New Cordyceps Powder Solution Product, Expands Reach to Central China 2Nutrastar Signs First Distributor for New Cordyceps Powder Solution Product, Expands Reach to Central China 3Nutrastar Signs First Distributor for New Cordyceps Powder Solution Product, Expands Reach to Central China 4Cipla and BioQuiddity Announce EU Commercial Partnership for OneDose-ReadyfusOR for Post-Surgical Pain Management 2Cipla and BioQuiddity Announce EU Commercial Partnership for OneDose-ReadyfusOR for Post-Surgical Pain Management 3Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 2Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 3Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 4Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 5Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 6Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 7Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 8Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 9Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 10Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 11Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 12Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 13Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 14Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 15Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 16Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 17Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 18Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 19Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 20Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 21Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 22Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 23Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 24Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 25Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 26Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 27Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 28Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 29Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 30Endo Reports Second Quarter Financial Results 31
The AcuMatch M-Series modular femoral stem is a unique, innovative three-piece modular stem designed to address even the most complicated of clinical indications....
Exactech's AcuMatch C-Series (cemented femoral stem) is designed to provide solutions to the problems which compromise both the short and long term successful outcome of cemented hip arthroplasty....
The link ribbed hip stem for cementless primary hip replacement surgery....
The uncemented hip joint prosthesis system...
Medicine Products: