SEATTLE, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigating Cancer is pleased to announce that 21st Century Oncology has selected its Patient Engagement Platform as their patient engagement and care management system. 21st Century Oncology employs or is affiliated with over 500 physicians and operates 145 treatment centers located throughout the United States.
As the leading provider of oncology patient care and technology solutions, Navigating Cancer will support 21st Century Oncology's efforts to provide high quality cancer care by enabling patients to be active participants in their care. The service will also help them meet the patient-centered care objectives of HITECH Meaningful Use, the Commission on Cancer Standards, and will support new outcomes based payment models.
"Navigating Cancer's commitment to providing seamless, easy to navigate web solutions for cancer patients made them a natural choice for 21st Century Oncology's patient portal," says Monica Spinelli, Vice President of Clinical IT for 21st Century Oncology. We are proud to partner with Navigating Cancer to provide a secure and informative patient portal for our patients."
"As the leading patient care and engagement platform for cancer care, our goal is to help as many patients as possible. Working with a preeminent organization such as 21st Century Oncology will help us realize our mission," said Gena Cook, CEO of Navigating Cancer."
About 21st Century Oncology, Inc.
21st Century Oncology is the largest global, physician led provider of Integrated Cancer Care services. The company offers a comprehensive range of cancer treatment services, focused on delivering academic quality, cost-effective patient care in personal and convenient settings. As of December 31, 2014, the company operated 181 treatment centers, including 145 centers located in 17 states. The company also operates 36 centers located in six countries in Latin America. The company holds market-leading positions in most of its domestic local markets and abroad.
About Navigating Cancer
Navigating Cancer is the leading provider of patient engagement and care management solutions for cancer centers across the United States. Their web-based solution is a branded, online extension of their customers' care model and integrates with any electronic health record system. Navigating Cancer helps healthcare providers meet Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use requirements and many of the new patient-centered care requirements.
SOURCE Navigating Cancer