HICOR’s Value in Cancer Care Summit tackles skyrocketing costs, financial toxicity, balancing cost with the right care and more
April 11, 2017
| By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service
About 200 patients, payers, providers and policymakers gathered with Fred Hutch researchers April 7 to discuss ways to bump value and bring down costs of cancer care. The day-long event marked the fourth Value in Cancer Care Summit, sponsored by the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research.
Recent notable accomplishments: Dr. Mario Kratz receives $1M grant to study link between high-fat dairy and prevention of metabolic syndrome; Dr. Scott Ramsey pens editorial about factors behind the high cost of cancer drugs