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5 Steps to Meeting the CoC Survivorship Standard
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6 Steps to Meeting the CoC Survivorship Standard

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) Standard 3.3: Survivorship Care Plan became effective January 1, 2015. Like most cancer programs, your center may be working quickly to put a process in place to ensure that patients receive care plans after completing active cancer treatment. The CoC standard describes how survivorship care plans will, in the near future, be required for all…
Carrie Tilley
February 26, 2015
Survivorship Care Plans - Breast Cancer Center Accreditation
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NAPBC Accreditation – Breast Cancer Survivorship Phase-in Implementation Plan

Standard 2.20 - Breast Cancer Survivorship Phase-in Implementation Plan is effective January 1, 2015.  Is your cancer center prepared? The expectation of the standard is that 100% of eligible survivors receive a Survivorship Care Plan (SCP). However, a phased-in implementation will be used. The specific survey requirements by survey date are outlined below. When this new mandate was put into place…
January 29, 2015
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Personalized Care Plans: Harnessing Technology and Patient-Reported Outcomes to Drive Quality Care Across the Cancer Continuum

Carevive Health’s Chief Clinical Officer, Carrie Stricker, PhD, CRNP, spoke at a grand rounds activity titled “Personalized Care Plans: Harnessing Technology and Patient-Reported Outcomes to Drive Quality Care Across the Cancer Continuum” hosted by the Canadian Cancer Survivorship Research Consortium (CCSR). Cancer care is increasingly complex and fragmented. Keeping abreast of evolving evidence and resources to provide quality, evidence-based, patient-centered care…
January 20, 2015
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Carrie Stricker to Speak at CNSA Annual Winter Congress with Focus on Cancer Care

The 18th CNSA Annual Winter Congress, held Perth, Australia will feature Carevive Health's co-founder Dr. Carrie Stricker as a keynote speaker. The theme for this year's edition is “Cancer Nursing: Expanding the Possibilities” and will focus on exploring the opportunities that exist in cancer nursing in 2015 and beyond. "The cornerstone of this event is Carevive Health's Co-Founder, Dr. Carrie Tompkins…
January 11, 2015
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What’s Making Survivorship Care Planning So Difficult to Incorporate?

Originally published on Oncology Times.   ‘Focus Has Been Off’ Asked her opinion, Carrie Stricker, PhD, CRNP, an oncology nurse practitioner at Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania, said that a big problem with implementing survivorship care plans so far has been that people have lost sight of the real purpose of these plans and placed too much…
September 25, 2014
2014 Palliative Care Symposium Preview: Patient-Reported Outcomes
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2014 Palliative Care Symposium Preview: Patient-Reported Outcomes

Originally posted on ASCO Connection   I’m looking forward to the 2014 Palliative Care Symposium in Boston. Our session on"The Three Ms of Symptom Science—Mechanisms, Measurement, and Management" will highlight some of the cutting-edge information about symptoms. I’ll be talking about the third M, management, and I’ll focus on patient-reported outcomes (PROs) and novel electronic systems which facilitate PROs. These electronic…
Jeannine M. Brant
August 27, 2014
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Implementing the commission on cancer standards for survivorship care plans.

Originally posted on The number of adult cancer survivors in the United States has exceeded 13 million and continues to rise, yet care for these survivors continues to be poorly coordinated and their needs remain inadequately addressed. As one solution to this growing problem, the Institute of Medicine in 2006 recommended the delivery of a survivorship care plan (SCP) to…
Carrie Stricker
February 24, 2014