The American Cancer Society aims to implement navigation programs abroad through the BEACON Initiative.
Navigation services can improve timeliness to treatment and the patient experience – an important factor for patients during a vulnerable time in their lives.
Meet Dolores and Zhonnet. Between them, they have over 30 years of expertise working as patient navigators for underserved female cancer survivors in an urban setting. This is their story.
Patient satisfaction. Provider satisfaction. Treatment adherence. Care coordination. Learn about these other positive results of a successful nonclinical navigator.
“Where a woman lives should not determine whether she lives.”
Offering nonclinical support to patients with cancer provides emotional support and helps to meet day-to-day needs.
Patient navigators from the American Cancer Society review the potential of navigation programs to improve outcomes for patients fighting cancer.
Mandi Pratt-Chapman shares a free, Excel-based tool to help patient navigators document, track, and generate reports for their programs.
The Independent Specialty Medical Advocate Model of Patient Navigation and Intermediate Health Outcomes in Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patients
Sharon M. Bigelow, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, AOCNP, Ewan K. Cobran, PhD, Paul A. Godley, MD, PhD, Yesenia Merino, MPH, Beth Roach, MSA
The authors present findings from their study aiming to examine the associations between the Independent Specialty Medical Advocate model of patient navigation and intermediate patient health outcomes in newly diagnosed patients.