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.
Navigating Uninsured Lung Cancer Patients: One Thoracic Oncology Nurse Navigator’s Experience in Removing Financial Barriers
One recent study revealed that lung cancer was the most common cancer among those uninsured.
Breast Navigator: “Superhero” of Patient Care, Identifying and Improving Timeliness of Care Through Process Improvement Regarding 21-Gene Assay Ordering
Timeliness of care is of vital importance in breast cancer treatment.
Improving Timeliness of Pathology Reporting in the Community Hospital Setting Through Evaluation and Navigating Change
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.
Nurse Navigators – Leading the Way in Education: Development and Implementation of a Cancer Program for Support Staff
Margaret Rummel, RN, MHA, OCN, NE-BC, Megan A Roy, MSN, RN, OCN,, Eleanor Miller, MSN, RN, OCN, Kate Fanslau, DNP, RN, Diann Boyd, BSN, RN, OCN, Maria Malloy, RN, BSN, OCN, CBCN, Suzanne Sweeney, MS, BSN, RN, CRN, Trish Gambino, MSN, RN
The value of staff development and continuing professional development for support staff (medical assistants, front desk staff, and new patient coordinators) in the oncology setting is often overlooked.
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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