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November 18, 2020
Biology guided radiotherapy Q & A

Sam Mazin is the founder and CTO of RefleXion Medical. Mazin joined SROA Soundboard--a podcast for SROA to discuss biology guided radiotherapy (BgRT) technology for radiation oncology. Catch up on the key highlights from Mazin's podcast.

By Mel Kauffman
Tags: Technology
November 11, 2020
National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month.  In 2020, more than 57,000 Americans will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Although this is considered a rare cancer, it is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths.

By Mel Kauffman
Tags: Technology
November 3, 2020
SROA2020 Highlights: Driving a Culture of Innovation

On Friday, October 30, Mark Coticchia, vice president for Innovation at Baptist Health South Florida, presented on driving a culture of innovation. He described innovation as the intentional process of developing a new product or service to address a need held by many. It’s a structured form of problem solving that is need-based and multidisciplinary.

By Tammy McCausland
Tags: Leadership, Technology
October 30, 2020
#SROA2020 Highlights Cancer Research Insights: The Last Decade

On Wednesday, October 28, Dr. Kim Clarke, program manager, Extramural Discovery Sciences with the American Cancer Society (ACS), presented on cancer research insights from the last decade. Her presentation covered precision medicine, immunotherapy, cancer metabolism, metastasis and palliative care.

By Tammy McCausland
September 23, 2020
Cybersecurity Risks from Increased use of Telehealth

Alex Wirth joins SROA Soundboard, SROA's podcast for radiation oncology administrators to discuss cybersecurity risks that exist with the increased use of telehealth during the pandemic.

By Mel Kauffman
Tags: Leadership, Technology
June 17, 2020
COVID-19 and Radiation Oncology Q&A

SROA recently hosted a COVID-19 Q&A webinar session with four Board members. The members discussed what their facilities are doing to manage the CDC guidelines and the changing dynamic of the COVID-19 pandemic. All questions asked during the webinar were from SROA members. 

By Melissa Kauffman
Tags: Leadership, Staffing, Technology, Diversity, Pandemic, COVID-19, COVID-19
March 25, 2020
How to Bill for SBRT

Susan Vannoni, founder and CEO of Radiation Oncology Consulting LLC (ROC), provides some helpful answers in this Q&A to common questions about treatment delivery and management of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT). All codes listed in this Q&A are from the AMA CPT.


By Tammy McCausland, Susan Vannoni
Tags: Payer Trends, Technology