The impact of Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA)
Information on cancer treatment process is on its way to perfection following collaboration between Cancer Treatment Centers of America, NantHealth, and Allscripts. The custom technical solution will help eviti®, a Saas-based component of NantHealth, to eliminate several flaws in the treatment process such as guesswork in research and data presentation. The clinical pathway will enable easy access to the workflow in Allscripts Sunrise Electronic Health Record hence allowing transparency as well as a comparison of regimen selection. Physicians can now access uncompromised Evidence-Based Medical Library with more than 2,700 treatment regimens from various experts. Further, the program will improve ordering process and consequently the quality of care given to cancer patients by CTCA.
What is Cancer Treatment Centers of America?
With its headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida, Cancer Treatment Centers of America seeks to serve adult patients affected by cancer since 1988. It comprises a network of five hospitals, (located in Atlanta, Chicago, Tula, Philadelphia, and Phoenix) all of which follow an integrative approach in managing side effects of cancer treatment such as nausea, depression, and lymphedema. This is made possible through conventional approaches such as chemotherapy and immunotherapy in an effort to treat cancer. CTCA combines these approaches with state-of-the-art technologies as well as innovative options to develop unique integrative plans for each patient.
CTCA achievements so far
The team of oncologists and committed cancer experts at CTCA work hard to give specialized treatment for each cancer patients. In its effort to apply integrative approaches for cancer patients, CTCA has received accolades such as three-year accreditation for meeting close to 27 standards on breast programs by four of its hospitals. The accreditation came from National Accreditation Program for Breast Cancer. Further, it has received a five-star rating from U.S Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as well as recognition from other leading healthcare organizations, for example, American College of Radiology.
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