Cancer Treatment Centers Of America Announces New Partnership

Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) has announced a partnership it launched with NantHealth and Allscripts. The results of this partnership will be an Oncology treatment platform which will identify the optimal treatment regimen for each individual patient based on evidence-based data. The partnership will used NantHealth’s eviti system which is a program that provides clinical decision support to physicians. Electronic health records will be part of the platform through Allscripts Sunrise data management application. This new platform, called Clinical Pathways, will allow doctors to make more informed clinical treatment decisions for cancer care without the interruption of their workflow.
Dr. George Daneker, Jr., works at CTCA’s Southeastern Regional Medical Center as its Chief Medical Officer. Speaking about Clinical Pathways, he said that it will efficiently provide all relevant treatment options for each individual patient. This will lead to treating patients in a safe and efficient way that is an improvement over the educated guesswork they have had to engage with in the past.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America is a network of six hospitals with one in each region of the contiguous United States. They treat cancer patients from across the nation using conventional treatments such as chemotherapy, surgery, immunotherapy, and radiation. They are headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida and the organization was founded in 1988. The first hospital in the network was Midwestern Regional Medical Center in Zion, Illinois and the other hospitals were launched from 2005 to 2012. The other hospitals are located in Philadelphia, Tulsa, Atlanta, Chicago, and Phoenix.
At CTCA, they recognize that every form of cancer is unique to the person who has it. They have specialists who can treat every form of cancer as well as the ability to provide treatment at every stage of it. They use evidence-informed treatment options and also help their patients manage the side effects of treatment such as pain, lethargy, nausea, and anxiety. Each patient is delivered an integrated plan tailored to their specific needs which is carried out by a team of highly trained medical professionals.

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