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By Nora Katurakes and Charlene Marinelli
This outreach program integrates combination screenings—cancer risk assessment, cholesterol, blood sugar, and blood pressure testing—at a local Farmer’s Market. Read our cover story online. Plus, download:
Highlights from this Issue:
Faced with hiring challenges, a cancer program recruited experienced nurses from within its hospital. Read The Oncology Nursing Fellowship Program: A Pipeline for the Future to see how it was done, including the course curriculum, resources and tools, and the development of a Preceptor role to oversee the Fellows. Plus, download the Fellowship Seek’n’ Find exercise sheet.
In Improving Efficiency, Safety & the Patient Experience with Location Technology this 2015 ACCC Innovator Award winner used a real-time location system to streamline patient flow improve staff efficiency, reduce wait times, and enhance patient safety.
Oncology’s Value-Oriented Framework details strategic planning tailored to a cancer program’s individual environment and size and oriented around the organizational structure, resources, delivery network, and patient population.
The Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN) looks to extend precision cancer clinical trials to community cancer programs. Read ORIEN: Reshaping Cancer Research & Treatment for more.
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