Healthcare Economics

Oncology nurse navigators and administrative staff reported spending more than half their daily shifts in some way managing incoming calls and the backlog of voicemails.
Waiting for diagnosis for more than a week can increase anxiety and uncertainty for patients and families because a cancer diagnosis is viewed as a threat to future health and life.
Community Care Physicians (CCP) is a practice located in Upstate New York that comprises 430 providers and 30+ subspecialties.
In February 2019, to more fully support prostate cancer patients with sexual health and urinary recovery posttreatment, Sutter Medical Center Sacramento implemented a nurse navigator to facilitate patient participation in a survivorship support group and education around symptom management.
The program began with a general focus navigation model (breast, lung, gastrointestinal cancers), then transitioned to a breast navigation only model in March 2018 due to patient volumes and navigator bandwidth.
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