Free cancer screenings can improve care and still boost profits

March 4, 2019 | Cancer Screening

A study published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery found a free lung cancer screening program detected more cancers earlier to better serve the community and generated incremental profit for the institution conducting the screenings. While offering the free screenings delivered net losses in the first year, margin per case was positive by Year Three thanks to increased surgical intervention for operable lung cancers, referrals to specialists, and introduction to new patients needing other healthcare services.

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By allowing facilities to track and follow up with screened patients more efficiently, the HealthMyne Platform can help increase both the quality of care and the financial viability of such programs.