2020 Winners


2020 ACCC Innovator Award Winners

The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) is proud to announce the tenth annual ACCC Innovator Award recipients. These forward-thinking Cancer Program Members have created innovative and replicable solutions in the areas of care coordination and quality improvement, technological solutions, patient engagement, innovative training models, the provision of supportive care services, and collaborative practice agreements—while demonstrating the real-world impact on the delivery of cost-effective, patient-centered care.

During the ACCC 37th [Virtual] National Oncology Conference, September 14 - 18, 2020, eight cancer programs were presented with the ACCC Innovator Award for their innovative and replicable solutions to common problems facing oncology care today.



Beaumont Health System, Beaumont Cancer Institute
Royal Oak, Michigan

Integration of Prehabilitation, Rehabilitation and Prospective Surveillance Into Cancer Interdisciplinary Teams



Franciscan Health Cancer Center Indianapolis
Indianapolis, Indiana

A Nurse Navigator-Led Community-Based Cardio-Oncology Clinic
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Maine Medical Center Cancer Institute
Scarborough, Maine

Leveraging a 3D Lung Nodule Educational Tool to Reduce Patient Distress
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Mercy Cancer Care
St. Louis, Missouri

Reducing ED Visits and Hospital Admissions after Chemotherapy with Predictive Modeling of Risk Factors
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Miami Cancer Institute
Miami, Florida

Onboarding Experienced Non-Oncology Nurses to Address Staffing Shortages: Development of a Transitional Oncology Training Academy
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St. Luke's Cancer Institute
Boise, Idaho

Improve Oral Oncolytic Workflow and Reduce Treatment Delays with a Pharmacist Collaborative Practice Agreement
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Tennessee Oncology
Nashville, Tennessee

Utilizing Technology to Identify Patient Co-Morbidities and Reduce Hospital and ED Admissions
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University of Arizona Cancer Center, Banner University Medical Center Tucson
Tucson, Arizona

Shifting Chemo Administration from Inpatient to Outpatient Setting Improves Care and Reduces Costs
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Since 2011, ACCC Innovator Awards honor Cancer Program Members for their ingenuity and pioneering achievements in oncology. Innovations advance the goals of improving access, quality, and value in cancer care delivery.