Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) is partnering with NantHealth and Allscripts to facilitate eviti in accessing the clinical records in all the Allscripts Sunrise electronic health. This arrangement assists in data sharing among these organizations. NantHealth controls eviti; this is a program that assists oncologists to make a better clinical decisions. The implementation of this arrangement was facilitated by oncologists from all over the US.
The program has clinical pathways that give correct treatment options for the doctors. The pathways also eliminate any uncertainty that the doctors might have concerning the cancer treatment. The clinical pathways system holds a collection of data relating to cancer care. The data in the system has been standardized by the CTCA. The system has allowed patients to receive the required standard of care. The system is an integration of all cancer research, treatment options, and accompanying therapies.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America
CTCA was founded by Richard Stephson; this was after his mother died of cancer. The first center was opened in 1988 at Midwestern Regional Medical Center. The headquarters of CTCA is found in Boca Raton, Florida. This organization provides the network for five hospitals that deal with cancer patients throughout the US. The center applies conventional approaches such as; surgery, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and radiation to treat patients suffering from cancer. The center also offers patients other therapies to help deal with pain, anxiety, depression, and malnutrition.
CTCA has managed to open five hospitals in the US. These centers are found Philadelphia, Georgia, Chicago, Illinois, and Arizona. These centers are equipped with the best oncologists in the country. The technological level of these centers is advanced. The cancer treatment at these centers is personalized to the patients. The CTCA hospitals have been accredited by various organizations, for example, the hospital received Full Standards Compliance from the Joint Commission.