Cancer Treatment Centers of America Takes Cancer-care to a Higher Level Read more

Cancer Treatment Centers of America Takes Cancer-care to a Higher Level

It’s of great news to both cancer care providers and patients since Cancer Treatment Centers of America, in partnership with NantHealth and Allscripts, is preparing to launch a comprehensive and custom cancer treatment solution: clinical pathways. The new platform will enable care givers to integrate eviti® platform with Allscripts Sunrise™ thereby creating a customized evidence based cancer treatment. This technical support solution has been projected to result into informed treatment process with no interference to the Doctor’s clinical proceedings.

According to George Daneker CTCA’s chief medical officer, clinical pathways offers ideal treatment options that are not only safe and efficient but also free from guesswork. The solution is patient driven and uses latest cancer technology research tools. This innovation has been cited to be a perfect complement to oncologists as well as their patients. It creates a common center of data-based discussion between the patient and the physician.

The three organizations began working on the concept in 2016 with a common mission of supporting the cancer treatment process. According to Paul Black, Allscripts’ CEO, the solution will definitely improve chemotherapy process and in turn the quality of cancer-care services provided by CTCA. The solution is available in all CTCA hospitals.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA)

CTCA is a network of 5 hospitals and is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, United States. Founded by Richard J Stephenson in 1988, the organization has continued to serve adult cancer-patients in various parts of USA including Illinois, Oklahoma, Arizona, Georgia and Pennsylvania.

The organization has since received several accreditations as a result of its quality services. These in includes Joint Commission’s Full Standard Compliance, and Magnet Award among many others. The group has been on the fore-front when it comes to treatment and support of cancer patients and their families. Unlike in other healthcare facilities, CTCA gives patients an opportunity to actively participate towards their treatment process.

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Dr. Jennifer Walden Changing Lives In Austin, Texas Read more

Dr. Jennifer Walden Changing Lives In Austin, Texas

Coming off her residency from the University of Texas Medical Branch, Dr. Jennifer Walden continued on to a fellowship at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York City. Once her fellowship was over, Dr. Walden opted to stay in New York City. She worked on Upper East Side in New York for seven and a half years. It was during her time in New York that she worked on clinical trials which introduced her to use of silicone implants.

After the birth of twins, Dr. Walden returned home to Texas to allow for her children to be closer to family. After arriving back in Texas, Jennifer was asked about opening Walden’s own practice. Not knowing if it would be a hit or not, Jennifer took a chance and opened a practice. Soon after opening, Dr. Walden found herself extremely busy. The amount of people who came to be patients of hers was astounding.

Brought in as an spokeswoman at the ASAPS in the Daily Mail, in December 2015, she spoke about labiaplasty surgery. She was also named as the Best Plastic Surgeon in America from the American Way that same year.

Dr. Walden specializes in technology of 3-D imaging. This allows for the patient to see what they look like following the surgery. She is just one of the many surgeons in the country that use this technology.

Jennifer Walden is the daughter of a well known dentist in Texas and her mother is a surgical nurse. She graduated at the Anderson High School and earned her undergrad from the University of Texas. Her undergrad was in biology. Her masters degree came from the University of Texas Medical Branch. She was originally on the waitlist from the university and even following being waitlisted, she was the salutatorian of the class of her year.

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