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  • What does high quality, value-based care really mean for patients?

    Joanie Manzo, R.N., B.S.N., with OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    June 19, 2018

    value-based care at OHC

    We often hear the words “independent” and “hospital-based” doctors. What does that mean and where does OHC fit in? OHC is an independent group of doctors, which means they are not owned by a hospital system. OHC runs its own practice and has control over the decisions that are made in how care is delivered […]

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  • Eating sensibly may slash death risk for cancer survivors

    Comments from John Sacco, M.D., a radiation oncologist with OHC who is board certified in integrative and holistic medicine. Original article by Ana Sandoiu, Medical News Today, June 8, 2018, Blogs 0 comments
    June 14, 2018

    cancer survivor diet OHC

    Adhering to a diverse diet and consuming “foods in moderation” may be enough to slash cancer survivors’ death risk by 65 percent, suggests a new study. A growing body of evidence is suggesting that diets influence the outlook of cancer survivors. For instance, a recent study has suggested that a low-fat diet may significantly improve […]

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  • OHC Joins Mayfield Brain & Spine and The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health in the launch of a new Brain Tumor Center

    OHC Radiation Oncologists Peter R. Fried, MD, Elizabeth H. Levick, MD, Marc R. Moshbacher, MD, and David Pratt, MD, Blogs 0 comments
    June 12, 2018

    brain spinal cord tumors

    Thanks to a new partnership, patients now have access to a full range of treatment options for tumors of the brain and central nervous system. OHC, the region’s premier source of treatment for nearly every form of adult cancer and complex blood disorders, is pleased to partner with Mayfield Brain & Spine and The Jewish […]

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  • You’ve Survived Cancer. Now What?

    Prasad R. Kudalkar, MD, a medical oncologist/hematologist with OHC. Source: National Cancer Institute, Blogs 0 comments
    June 11, 2018

    life after cancer treatment

    The end of cancer treatment is often a time to rejoice. Most likely you’re relieved to be finished with the demands of treatment. You may be ready to put the experience behind you and have life return to the way it used to be. But for many survivors, there is no returning. Life is different. […]

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  • The Center of Attention

    Karyn Dyehouse, M.D., Published June 06, 2018, Blogs 0 comments
    June 8, 2018

    oncology care model

    Under Medicare’s new oncology care model, patient-centric treatment aims to save money while improving health outcomes. Cancer care is evolving into a more patient-centered system that strives to improve quality of care and outcomes while reducing spending. In July 2016, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation launched a five-year pilot program that is voluntary […]

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  • Breast cancer: A Low-Fat Diet May Improve Survivors’ Outlook

    Ana Sandoiu, Medical News Today, May 25, 2018, Blogs 0 comments
    June 2, 2018

    breast cancer low fat diet

    New research now suggests that consuming less dietary fat after being diagnosed with breast cancer may significantly improve a person’s survival rate. Estimates show that around 1 in 8 women in the United States will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer at one point in their lives. If the cancer is found only in the […]

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  • Men’s Health Month – Tips to Help Men Be Healthy

    Basel Yanes, MD, medical oncologist/hematologist with OHC, Blogs 0 comments
    May 30, 2018

    men's health month

    When it comes to their health, men are not as good as women about seeing their doctor. Whether it be for a specific problem they’re having or a routine checkup, most men avoid a visit to the doctor. A new online survey commissioned by the Orlando Health hospital system hints at why men may be […]

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