Category IV: Original Research on Navigation Programs
26. American Cancer Society (ACS) Patient Navigation Program: Who Are We Serving? What Services Are Provided?
Objective: Since its inception in 2005, ACS patient navigators have reached over 500,000 patients at hospital sites across the country. The goal of this program is to reduce barriers to [ Read More ]
Objectives: Patient navigation (PN) interventions are increasingly used in cancer care research and practice with unclear results regarding their effectiveness. Meta-analyses are a powerful tool to determine the effectiveness of [ Read More ]
28. The Breast Imaging Nurse Navigator: Measuring the Impact on Coordinated Care Delivery – Results After the First Year
Objectives: Access, timeliness, patient satisfaction, and outmigration for breast care delivery were all identified as areas for process improvements in our community hospital breast center. In 2015, a dedicated imaging [ Read More ]