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April 7 marks the 75th anniversary of World Health Day, with this year's theme centered around achieving health for all. This directive can be accomplished in part by increasing access to high-quality healthcare nationwide.
Highlands Oncology Group took key steps toward implementing an ePRO platform aimed at reducing emergency department utilization and unplanned hospitalization, while improving the patient’s quality of life.
Care optimization is everything in today’s rapidly changing healthcare landscape. Learn how ACCC's nationwide quality improvement (QI) initiative helped Southern Ohio Medical Center Cancer Center develop and implement plans to support the optimization of care for patients diagnosed with Stages III and IV non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
On September 16, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network convened experts and stakeholders in D.C. for a policy summit spotlighting today’s cancer screening and prevention landscape. Learn what speakers discussed, including what changes need to happen to create an equitable future for all people at risk—or not—for cancer.
September is Ovarian Cancer and Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month. In recognition, ACCC shares how its Barriers to Quality Care in Ovarian Cancer Phase II will test the model developed in the previous phase to optimize care for patients with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer.
ACCCBuzz shares a brief on the its" Digital Bridges: Optimizing Telehealth for Older Adults With Cancer," including more about the benefits of developing a telehealth-based geriatric oncology clinic.
Through a virtual panel on advancing acute care into the home, Modern Healthcare's Hospital at Home virtual briefing lays out three key needs any cancer program or practice should address when implementing an acute care hospital-at-home program.
ACCC has partnered with several of its oncology state societies to establish the Appalachian Community Cancer Alliance—a key effort to address disparities in cancer screening and care delivery in the region.
In recognition of Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, ACCC would like to stress the importance of reducing existing disparities in bladder cancer care.
The final post in a three-blog series, ACCCBuzz spoke to Megan Morava, PA-C, and Alexandra Greenawalt who share how one independent oncology practice and local community center are taking action to improve equitable cancer care delivery at the local level.
Presbyterian Healthcare Services developed a unique service, offering patients with cancer certain clinical interventions and wellness checks in the comfort of their home that is provided by the Albuquerque Ambulance Service Mobile Integrated Health team.
The second post in a three-blog series, ACCCBuzz shares how Carolina Blood and Cancer Care Associates' NOLA initiative is addressing access to care, clinical trials, biomarker testing, and more.
Under ACORI, ACCC helps community oncology programs access the tools, knowledge sharing, effective practices, and peer mentorships that can increase their ability to offer clinical trials.
To meet patients’ needs during the height of the pandemic, this cancer program created a collaborative and more efficient hybrid-style Integrative Therapy Program for all of its oncology sites.
Because transportation disruptions can result in missed appointments, treatment delays, and potentially adverse health outcomes, we must help ensure that our patients have access to safe and reliable means of transportation.
Led by the Colorado Pharmacists Society and the sponsorship of Colorado state senators Faith Winter and Joann Ginal and Representatives Dylan Roberts and David Ortiz, Senate Bill 94 was signed into law June 24, 2021 by Colorado Governor Jared Polis, greatly expanding the scope of practice for state pharmacy professionals. Read how the expansion of collaborative practice agreements under the new legislation …
Cone Health Cancer Center—a 2021 ACCC Innovator Award winner—is fighting for health equity by addressing the barriers to care that unequally affect lower-resourced communities in the rural and urban setting of Greensboro, N.C. Learn how the cancer center has built a transportation program that provides free round-trip rides to all patients from their homes to their medical appointments.