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Category II: Psychosocial Support

Category II: Psychosocial Support, Seventh Annual AONN+ Conference Abstracts

7. Financial Navigation: Justification, Benefits, and Program Management

Matt Sherer, MBA, MHA
FirstHealth of the Carolinas 

Objectives: Define financial toxicity in cancer patients; determine the value of financial navigators (FNs) to patients; evaluate costs/benefits of financial navigation to healthcare organizations; evaluate the utility of toolsets for [ Read More ]

Category II: Psychosocial Support, Seventh Annual AONN+ Conference Abstracts

8. Social Support Is a Moderator in the Relationship Between Comorbidity Medication Adherence and Healthy Days for Patients with Metastatic Cancer

Dana Drzayich Antol, MS1; Adrianne W. Casebeer, PhD, MPP, MS1; Sari Hopson, PhD, MSPH1; Raya Khoury, MPH2; Aparna Parikh, MD2; Alisha Stein, RN-NC, MSN, OCN2; Todd Michael, PharmD, RPh2; Stephen Stemkowski, PhD, MHA1; Mikele Bunce, PhD, MPH2
1Comprehensive Health Insights, Humana Inc, Louisville, KY; 2Genentech Inc, South San Francisco, CA 

Objectives: Research suggests that medication adherence improves quality of life. This study explored the influence of social support (SS) on the relationship between comorbidity medication adherence (CMA) and health-related quality [ Read More ]

Category II: Psychosocial Support, Seventh Annual AONN+ Conference Abstracts

9. Travel Burden and Distress in Veterans with Head and Neck Cancer

Tamarind Keating, ARNP, MPH
VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 

Background: Rural cancer patients often travel long distances to access specialty care. The time and cost of travel and spending an extended period of time away from home can be [ Read More ]