Business and Science: Lessons From the 2011 Cancer Center Business Summit
- Corresponding author: John V. Cox, DO, MBA, FACP, Texas Oncology PA, Texas Oncology Methodist, 3555 West Wheatland Rd, Dallas, TX 75237-3461; e-mail: email@example.com.
This issue of Journal of Oncology Practice presents a special series, including abstracts and two primary articles, derived from the fifth annual Cancer Center Business Summit convened in Chicago in October 2011.1 The theme of the meeting was achieving accountable cancer care. The meeting is co-operatively hosted by three organizations: the health care section of the law firm Foley & Lardner, LLP; Altos Solutions, through their Oncology Metrics division; and the Cancer Center Business Development Group. Over the past 2 years, ASCO has been an active participant in the planning group for the meeting.
What is striking about the …