August 2022 Vol 13, No 8
Kelechi Eguzo, Chukwuemeka Oluoha, Nancy Onwueyi, Kingsley Okon, Farhana Yasmin Laskar, Peace Egharevba, Florence Mbogu, Udemeh King, Nse Inyang, Kingsley Nnah, Uwemedimbuk Ekanem
The authors report findings on the psychosocial effects of stigma related to a cancer diagnosis and what can be done about it.
The Return on Investment of a Successful Navigation Program Becoming Familiar with Business Performance Metrics as a Method to Evaluate Navigation Services
Business performance metrics are becoming increasingly important as cancer program administrators evaluate the ROI of navigation services. Here are the metrics you need to demonstrate your navigation program’s ROI.
The CATCH for August 2022 is awarded to Rimpy Gaur, BSN, RN, OCN. Ms Gaur is an oncology nurse navigator at Penn Medicine Princeton Health in Plainsboro, NJ.
The Disco App, born from “DIScussions of COst” and designed by Dr Hamel and her team, is a novel point-of-care communication intervention aimed at improving discussions of cost between patients and their oncologists, while alleviating financial toxicity in the process.
According to Ms Gentry, who spoke at the 2022 AONN+ Midyear Conference in Austin, TX, the navigation profession indeed kept up with the changing healthcare environment, leading to the development of navigation core competencies, as well as the only nationally recognized certifications for Oncology Nurse Navigator–Certified Generalist (ONN-CG) and Oncology Patient Navigator–Certified Generalist (OPN-CG).
Being new to oncology navigation can undoubtedly be intimidating and overwhelming, but perhaps most important, many rookie navigators simply don’t know where to start, according to Deidra Hamilton, MSN, RN, OCN, ONN-CG, a nurse navigator (and cancer survivor) based in Las Vegas, NV.
The Drug Pricing ‘Slippery Slope’ Rep. Peter Welch breaks the code on the Senate’s new price controls
Rep. Peter Welch breaks the code on the Senate’s new price controls.
Register Now for the Navigation Event of the Year! The 13th Annual Navigation & Survivorship Conference Promises to Be an Event to Remember
The AONN+ conference brings oncology’s most influential navigators, social workers, physicians, and administrators together to think boldly and enact change.
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