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Home > Oncology Issues > November/December 2017 Issue

Access: The First Step Toward Analyzing Precision Medicine Data
By Jonathan Trent

A Student Volunteer ProgramBefore we can precisely characterize a disease, prescribe targeted medicine, and track therapy progress, we need to find a better way to order tests, store results, and share information. Read how Sylvester Cancer Center in Miami did just that by integrating precision medicine data into its electronic health record (EHR).

Read our cover story.

Highlights from this Issue:

A Prospective Peer Review Model for Radiation Therapy Read how The Outer Banks Hospital and five other cancer programs joined forces to create a prospective peer review model for radiation therapy.

The Community Health WorkerIn Arizona, Yuma Regional Medical Center Cancer Center leveraged the traditional Hispanic promotora, or community health worker, to reach high-risk and underserved populations.

Preparing for Value-Based Cancer Care in a Multisite Integrated Healthcare SystemMulti-site, integrated health care systems have a unique opportunity to provide patient-centered care on a large scale. Discover how Aurora Cancer Care improved their quality of care through subspecialization, consistent care processes, and more.

Oncology Disease Site Process MappingLearn how oncology disease-site process mapping can streamline your cancer program’s operations and decrease duplication of services.

More from ACCC:

Registration Now Available for ACCC 44th Annual Meeting & Cancer Center Business Summit

Healthcare reform is undergoing a wave of radical change and disruptive innovation, with stakeholders transitioning to value-based care delivery models to reduce costs and improve quality of care. At the same time, leveraging advanced technologies, experimenting with various business models, and developing new relationships are changing the way that medicine is practiced.

Attend the ACCC 44th Annual Meeting & Cancer Center Business Summit on March 14–16, 2018, where we will explore the changing landscape of cancer care and health policy through interactive and collaborative learning.

Included in registration for ACCC provider members is ACCC Capitol Hill Day on March 14, where you can represent your cancer program—and your patients—by sharing your story with lawmakers. Help them better understand the realities and challenges of cancer care delivery, and advocate for research funding, access to healthcare, and payment reform.

Take advantage of the Early Bird Discount rate through Wednesday, January 24, 2018!

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