A financial power of attorney is a legal document that allows a patient to appoint someone to help them out with certain activities, like speaking with insurance companies, managing finances, and communicating with government agencies.
People with cancer have to keep track of lots of financial paperwork. Having a plan in place to stay organized and find help can reduce the stress.
Find out what electronic medical records are and why health care providers are using them to track patient care.
A little extra planning can make traveling with cancer a lot easier. Check these items off your to-do list before leaving home so you can have a safer and less stressful trip.
Progress continues in how cancer care is delivered, but there are still obstacles, including issues in patients’ access to care, costs of care, and administrative burden. The fourth annual ASCO State of Cancer Care in America report highlights where cancer care stands in 2017.
Mobile Devices and Electronic Systems: Are They the Future of Communication Between Patients and Their Health Care Teams?
In this podcast from the ASCO Educational Book, Dr. Lee Schwartzberg talks about electronic patient-reported outcomes and how they are used to improve care.
Your medications can be more effective—and a whole lot easier to manage—if you follow a few simple guidelines.
A personal medical record collects all of your medical information into a single file. Keeping one is an important step in managing your care. Learn about what to include, how to gather the information, and why creating a personal medical record can help.
Meal planning can be an important tool for boosting your health and well-being during cancer treatment. Learn how to plan for getting the nutrition you need.
Don’t know what to do with your unused and expired medications? Worried about drug safety in your home? National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is here to help.