Peer support could be the missing component to your patient engagement strategy

Stephanie GingerMedication Adherence, Navigating Care, Patient Engagement

It’s probably safe to say that true patient engagement is widely accepted as one of the primary drivers that will enable successful value-based cancer care. As the cost of care continues to rise to levels that are unsustainable and low medication adherence persists as a serious issue, figuring out how to achieve engagement in a meaningful and cost-effective way is … Read More

A Cancer Patient’s Roadmap

Stephanie GingerNavigating Care, Patient Engagement, Patient Relationship Management

Being diagnosed with cancer is a stressful experience, to say the least. In addition to understanding the diagnosis, reviewing treatment options, and unpacking the financial ramifications – just keeping track of everything can be a lot to deal with. It may seem obvious, but providing patients with a comprehensive care plan can ease some of the distress and anxiety that … Read More

How Navigating Cancer’s Patient Relationship Management solution helps improve your CAHPS score

Stephanie LinCare Management Solution, Navigating Care, Patient Relationship Management, Patient-centered Care

Patient satisfaction has always mattered, but now practices will actually be measured and paid based on how their patients perceive the services and care provided. For practices participating in the Oncology Care Model (OCM), their patients will receive a Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) survey from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services as this is one of … Read More

Engage Patients and Improve Clinical Outcomes with Patient Link

Stephanie GingerMeaningful Use, Navigating Care, Patient Engagement

CMS offers incentives for eligible providers or organizations that meet Meaningful Use objectives, with the broader intent of engaging patients and improving clinical outcomes through use of technology. Navigating Cancer’s Patient Link offers a win-win solution. It helps providers improve care in meaningful ways while also fulfilling Stage 1, 2 and 3 requirements. Key features that support Meaningful Use include: … Read More

Considering a workflow change? Three things will make it a lot easier.

Vivian WestNavigating Care, Patient Relationship Management

Everyone probably agrees that change isn’t easy. And for healthcare, it’s not only difficult, it’s also complex. There are a multitude of barriers to change including overburdened resources, complicated regulatory requirements, lack of incentives and more. Many cancer clinics recognize the need for new technologies and workflows to deliver better care and control costs, but aren’t sure where to start. … Read More

Navigating Cancer Unveils Patient Relationship Management Platform

Stephanie LinNavigating Care, Patient Relationship Management

SEATTLE, Sept. 15, 2016 – Navigating Cancer today announced a groundbreaking new software platform today that enables oncology providers to deliver patient-centered care at scale. The platform is called Navigating Care, and with functionality that goes far beyond that of the standard EMR and patient portal, marks the beginning of a new category of software in oncology: Patient Relationship Management (PRM). Read more … Read More

Are you ready for the Oncology Care Model?

userNavigating Care, Patient Relationship Management

The Oncology Care Model (OCM), set to start later this year, will transform cancer care for patients undergoing chemotherapy. To many cancer centers, more than a few OCM quality measures will be completely novel. To provide an easier way for providers to implement OCM successfully, we are pleased to highlight the OCM-specific features and functions of Navigating Care, our comprehensive … Read More