Brachytherapy, An Alternative to General Radiation

By Brandon Barney, MD
Brachytherapy is an alternative to general radiation

Brachytherapy is a type of radiation therapy used to treat cancer. It allows doctors to deliver high doses of radiotherapy to small, specific areas of the body, compared to conventional radiotherapy that projects radiation from outside the body to larger treatment areas.

Tackling the "Hotspotter" Patient Challenge

By Scott Pingree
Clinician with Tablet

A fascinating business dynamic will unfold as health care providers in the United States shift from a reimbursement system that has historically paid for procedures performed to one that rewards population health — providing the total care of a community at a fixed cost and improving its members overall health.