Cancer Treatment Centers of America Takes Integrated Care a Step Further with Clinical Pathways
On February 27, 2017, Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) together with Allscripts and NantHealth announced the release of the Clinical Pathways program, a custom technical solution that enables the NantHealth clinical support solution eviti access to all appropriate clinical treatment options in the Allscripts Sunrise electronic health record
(EHR) to aid both physicians and patients with the cancer treatment decision making process without disturbing the clinical workflow.
Designed around the patient, Clinical Pathways helps patients and providers benefit from the power of a clinically integrated solution, which includes access to real-time evidence based treatments for all types of cancer, improved chemotherapy treatments selection and ordering process, accelerated approval from insurance providers, and more. Which in turn, helps remove the guesswork for clinicians regularly bombarded with new data and oncology research and gives patients greater confidence in the relevance of the prescribed treatment for their particular diagnosis.
The Allscripts Sunrise EHR for clinical pathways in conjunction with the eviti solution provides physicians entry to data from an objective Evidence-Based Medical Library, which includes more than 2,700 treatments covering all cancer types and modalities. In addition, the library is gathered from oncology associations, peer-reviewed literature, and government agencies and is categorized by level of evidence, expected clinical outcomes, and treatment costs. Once a treatment is chosen, physicians can initiate directly into order entry via Allscripts exclusive open ability to emerge evit regimens with Sunrise order groups.
For more than 30 years Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) have been assisting patients combat against cancer using state-of-the-art technology in addition to unique, individualized whole person care plans.
CTCA was founded by Richard J. Stephenson, whose own mother suffered from cancer, and includes a network of five advanced cancer centers staffed by cancer experts throughout the U.S., including Philadelphia, Tulsa, Chicago, Atlanta, and Phoenix.
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