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Remote patient monitoring transmits health data from the patient’s home to healthcare providers. This quality improvement project evaluated a platform to remotely monitor Black and Latinx patients.
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a cancer of the B-lymphocytes that may be found in the bone marrow, blood, lymph nodes, spleen and sometimes other organs. CLL is the most common leukemia in adults and accounts for one quarter of new leukemia cases annually. The average age at diagnosis is 70, and CLL is rarely seen in those under the age of 40. CLL is considered a chronic disease because it can …
This educational initiative addresses the immediate and ongoing needs of cancer programs and practices that want to implement, integrate, and expand their telehealth services to optimize patient care.
Addressing the needs of older adults with cancer is critical for the delivery of high-quality, patient-centered care.
Opinion: Don't Undercut Progress Fighting Cancer January 14, 2021 In his op-ed in The Virginian-Pilot, VAHO President Richard M. Ingram, MD, discusses the ramifications of the Most Favored Nation Rule on drug pricing and reimbursement and the devastating impact it would have on local cancer clinics. "Currently, clinics such as mine buy drugs up front, administer medications, and then bill …
By 2030, researchers estimate that 70 percent of cancers will be diagnosed in older adults. The population of cancer survivors is increasing accordingly.
Publications Comprehensive Care of Patients with Advanced Prostate Cancer through Shared Decision-Making: Landscape Analysis. By reviewing the current state of personal engagement in decision-making for patients with advanced prostate cancer, this paper identifies obstacles to shared decision-making proposes new ways to better educate patients about their treatment options. Overcoming Prostate Cancer …
CHRISTUS Health System Clinical Policies Page 1 of 10 Title: Crisis Response Guidelines for Hospital and ICU Triage Policy Number: 3.415 Approved by: Chief Clinical Officer Created: 3/23/2020 Revised/ Reviewed: A. CHRISTUS Health Clinical Guideline I. KEY WORDS: Pandemic, Influenza, COVID-19, Crisis Response, Crisis Standards …
CMS Guidance on COVID-19 FMAP Increase Mar 25, 2020 | CMS COVID-19 Infectious Disease Medicaid The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a frequently asked questions (FAQ) document on how the agency will implement enhanced Medicaid funding during the COVID-19 pandemic. President Trump on March 19 signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. …
Vaccine Poster Wear a mask over your nose and mouth Stay at least 6 feet away from others Avoid crowds Avoid poorly ventilated spaces Wash your hands often If you received your vaccine already, it is important that you let your provider know. Please also bring a copy of your vaccination card with you to your appointment. For those who have received the vaccine- Do I need to wear a …
In this special podcast episode, we talk with oncology social worker and ACCC President Krista Nelson, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, FAOSW, about finding opportunities to practice gratitude each day for colleagues and patients.
« 1 2 3 4 5 » Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) Columbus, OH Expediting Cancer Treatment Through a Rapid Access APP-Led Diagnostic Clinic In response to data that showed a significant decrease in both the volume of cancer screening tests and the number of cancer diagnoses, the James Cancer Diagnostic Center …
Additional Resources to Supplement Your Learning [Webpage] Cancer Types Education and resources to help multidisciplinary cancer care teams stay abreast of disease-specific advances, deploy strategies for effective integration into practice, and engage in bi-directional learning. [On-Demand Webinar] Returning to Practice in the Post-COVID-19 Era: Hematology Disease Education …
2021 ACCC Innovator Awards: Catch a Ride, Save a Life: Transportation Program Reduces No-Shows July 20, 2021 While the Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro played its own role in desegregating healthcare services in the 1960s, the Cone Health Cancer Center continues today to fight for health equity by addressing the barriers to care that unequally affect lower-resourced communities in …
Navigating Workforce Challenges in Healthcare Moderator: Ray Page, DO, PhD, FACOI, FASCO; The Centers for Blood and Cancer Disorders Colleen Gallagher, PhD, MS, LSW, FACHE, HECC; UT MD Anderson Cancer Center Fay J. Hlubocky, PhD, MA, CCTP, FASC, FASCO; University of Chicago Medicine Todd Pickard, MMSc, PA-C, DFAAPA, FASCO; UT MD Anderson Cancer Center Team-based Staffing …
Oncology has always faced challenges, and cancer care teams are ever ready to change course and do what needs to be done to care for our patients and their families. But we do not have to do this alone. ACCC stands ready to assist.
more online @ accc-cancer.org Psychosocial Oncology Services During COVID-19 Jeffrey Kendall, PsyD, LP, shares how patients with cancer are dealing with the “new normal,” and how oncology social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists are working to help them through this unprecedented time. Go to accc-cancer.org/COVID-19, then “Publications.” Join the COVID-19 Discussion …
As we turn the corner toward 2022, for oncology to drive equity forward: We need every member and every discipline, patient, leader, payer, industry partner, and innovator working together to provide the most equitable care possible in a sustainable way.
The morning of March 1, 2020, I walked into a different world when I entered my clinic in Puyallup, Wash. It was the weekend after the first COVID-19-re- lated death was reported in Seattle, only 45 miles away from my practice. That same weekend Northwest Medical Specialties, PLLC, created a task force and after several hours of meetings, our practice opened its doors with a new …
Advances in communications technology are continuing to affect all aspects of society. From electronic health records to patient portals and virtual tumor boards, integration of telehealth and telemedicine into healthcare is increasing.