July 2017 Vol 8, No 7
Developing a Universal Set of Metrics for Use in All Navigation Models – An Interview with Tricia Strusowski, RN, MS
JONS speaks with Ms. Strusowski about the need for national metrics, the process of metric creation, and their intended use.
Patient Navigation Effectiveness on Improving Cancer Screening Rates: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
The authors present the results of an analysis of the evidence for patient navigation effectiveness to improve cancer screening rates.
A case study demonstrating the importance of patient advocacy, respecting patients’ choices, and addressing barriers to care.
An infusion-related reaction documentation tool and grading system and its integration into the electronic health record (EHR) is expected to better identify patients at risk for future reactions and improve communication among oncology team members, oncology providers from Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer System in Miami, FL, reported at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network 2017 Annual Conference.
Compliance with orders for granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) is suboptimal, and inadequate prophylaxis was directly tied to hospital admissions, according to results from a single-center retrospective study from the University of Pennsylvania Health System.
Due to this lack of cancer survivorship–specific guidelines, cancer centers are increasingly developing ad hoc or unproven survivorship care models, according to Sarah Raskin, PhD, MPH.
The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) community has recently been recognized by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as suffering disproportionately from both economic and health disparities, particularly in the realm of cancer, according to Gwendolyn Quinn, PhD, Senior Member in the Health Outcomes and Behavior Program and Director of the Moffitt Survey Methods Core at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL.
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