Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Welcome to Roswell Park’s Partners in Practice, a resource for Buffalo-area physicians to catch up on the latest developments in practice management and cancer care. This month, we invite you to check out the newest articles on:

Can you tell when patients lie to you?

When patients get sick, they expect their doctor to make them well. They demand the best care, the latest drugs and the most advanced diagnostics available—and they seek nothing less than a total recovery. Oddly, though, it’s often the patients themselves who sabotage their own medical outcomes. Read More...

How to prepare your practice for the
ICD-10-CM Transition

It is now only 37 months before ICD-10-CM becomes a reality. There’s much to do before October 1, 2023, but implementation can be a smooth transition if you take a systematic approach. There are many elements that need to be addressed, but preparing your practice in a step-by-step fashion can keep the transition from becoming overwhelming. Read more...

Uncle Sam’s EHR incentives:
Will you take the bait?

With the government now offering cash incentives for implementing an EHR, many physicians who have long held out, now have their interest piqued, even as others remain skeptical, according to the 2010 Physicians Practice Technology Survey. Read more...

Where else but Roswell?

America’s First Cancer hospital named a Magnet Hospital

Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) has earned Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence, a top national honor bestowed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Approximately 6% of all hospitals in the United States earn Magnet designation. RPCI is the only hospital in Western New York — and the only freestanding cancer center in New York State — to earn this designation.

For your patients: an online cancer network

The Roswell Park Community is an online community for cancer survivors, caregivers, and advocates — everyone whose life has been touched by cancer. Joining the community opens the door to social networking and information to support and help people facing cancer. It also provides access to national conversations and events on Roswell Park physician experts will occasionally serve as guest moderators and host discussions on topics important to community members. Join now.

We'd like to hear from you!

Let us know what areas you find challenging. With our partnership with Physicians Practice, a division of UBM Medica, we can connect you to other practices throughout the nation that have faced similar challenges and have found a solution. Contact Laurel DiBrog (716-845-8182 or by Email) to learn more.


Volume 3 - Oct. 2010

Clinical Updates

To view all clinical trials at Roswell Park, go to Clinical Trials List

Events for MDs

Hematology Oncology Review
January 15, 2011
David C. Hohn, MD Auditorium
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

New Faces at Roswell

Kazunori Kanehira, MD (Department of Pathology)

Carlos Vigil, MD (Department of Medicine)

Lourdes Ylagan, MD (Department of Pathology)

Andrew Fabiano, MD
(Neuro Oncology)

Kilian Salerno May, MD (Radiation Medicine)

Saby George, MD (Department of Medicine)

George Chen, MD (Department of Medicine)

Samuel S’Doia
(Diagnostic Radiology)