Blog Posts

Overcoming Stress: Streamlining Nurse Navigation Workload

Many studies have shown that job stress is by far the major source of stress for Americans and that it has increased progressively over the past few decades. According to a NIOSH report, three fourths of employees believe that workers have more on-the-job... Read More

Supporting Compliance with CoC Standard 3.2: Distress Screening

Research has indicated that a patient’s spirituality is directly related to their quality of life, lower levels of distress has a direct correlation to giving patients a sense of purpose and understanding during a critical time in their lives. As an... Read More

Meeting the Needs for Childhood Cancer Survivorship Care

Approximately 1 out of every 285 children will be diagnosed with cancer before their 20th birthday. But thankfully, over recent years, childhood cancer survivorship rates have been on the rise. In 1975, 61 percent of U.S. children with cancer survived... Read More

Lost in Transition: Overcoming Barriers to Survivorship Care

The number of cancer survivors in the U.S. is increasing and is expected to grow to about 20.3 million by 2026 according to Cancer Treatment and Survivorship Facts and Figures (2016-1027). Even though cancer rates are decreasing, the number of survivors... Read More

Genomic Medicine and Cancer

For the nurse navigator professional, continuing education is a critical component for maintaining certain state and certification requirements. Through up-to-date with education and treatment knowledge, navigators also have the opportunity to properly... Read More

Oncology Care Metrics: Patient. Clinical. Business.

As healthcare systems have evolved over the decades, standardized evidence-based metrics have been created to measure navigation programmatic success. To fully support the continuation and even expansion of successful patient navigation services, cancer... Read More

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