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ACCC Forms Alliance to Improve Cancer Care Continuum


June 8, 2022

To address these disparities, the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) joined several of its state oncology societies located throughout the region to form the Appalachian Community Cancer Alliance, which seeks to provide residents of the Appalachian Region with interdisciplinary, patient-centered approaches to cancer care, beginning with prevention and throughout survivorship, with an emphasis on enhanced quality of life.


Case Study: Cone Health Implements Virtual Visits for Community-Based Cancer Care


December 2021

To inform ACCC's Adoption & Expansion of Telehealth Solutions education program, Cone Health Cancer Center shared best practices and lessons learned in using telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Offering Free Patient Services Can Be Rewarding and Compliant


December 9, 2021

Learn how the transportation program at Cone Health Cancer Center meets compliance standards and offers patients round-trip rides to the cancer center, ultimately increasing the cancer program's treatment compliance rates.


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 the rural and urban setting. To that end, the cancer center has built a transportation program that provides free roundtrip rides to all patients from their homes to their medical appointments.

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