The annual survey of ACCC membership elicits insight on issues of concern to pharmacy services within cancer programs. These include staffing models, patient-centered care, healthcare delivery models, oral oncolytics, targeted therapies, cost of cancer drugs, and more. Read highlights of 2016 survey results.
Multidisciplinary Supportive Oncology Clinic with Integrated Medication Management
This clinic improves access to early palliative care in patients with advanced cancer and includesa pharmacist who works side by side with the nurse practitioner to implement medication therapy management and medication reconciliation. (2012 ACCC Innovator Award Winner):
Telepharmacy: The Future is Now OHSU Knight Cancer Institute in Portland, OR, developed remote medication verification technology that reduced risk, improved safety, and saved about $450,000 in yearly personnel expenses. (2011 ACCC Innovator Award Winner):