Practice Improvement Projects From the 2015 Quality Training Program

ASCO’s Quality Training Program is excited to share the following projects from the 2015 session:
  • Cone Health Cancer Center at Alamance Regional

Improving Oral Chemotherapy Fulfillment Processes and Implementation of a Pharmacist-Managed Oral Chemotherapy Follow-Up Program

  • Duke Cancer Network

Intervention to Improve Safe, Effective And Timely Oral Chemotherapy Administration

  • The Jones Cancer Clinic

Providing Treatment Summary and Survivorship Care Plan to Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients Beyond Their Initial Therapy in a smaller community-based practice set-up

  • Memorial Cancer Institute

Reduction of Oncology Patients Visits to The Emergency Room

  • New Mexico Cancer Care/CHRISTUS St Vincent Regional Cancer Center

Redesign the Triage Workflow to Align With the RN Role by Redirecting Non-Triage Calls

  • Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center

Improving the Consenting and Education Process for Patients Starting on Oral Oncology Medications                                 

  • Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Integrated Post-Surgical Colon Cancer Care Planning   

  • Stanford Cancer Center

Reducing the Percent of ICU Deaths of Patients With Advanced Cancer at Stanford Health Care

  • Tennessee Oncology

Utilizing a Case Management System to Reduce the Response Time for Symptom Management Calls

  • University Oncology

Incorporating Distress Screening Tool in an Oncology Office Setting

  • University of Virginia, Emily Couric Cancer Center

Treatment of Febrile Neutropenia at the University of Virginia

  • University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center

Reduction of Time from Admission to Initiation of Chemotherapy on Inpatient Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplant Services