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Improving the early cancer patient experience

Improving the early cancer patient experience

The cancer patient journey begins well before the first appointment with an oncologist. In this year's Advisory Board Cancer Patient Experience Survey, the results focused on what matters most to patients early in their cancer journey, and how providers can deliver...

Stand Up 2 Cancer telethon

Tomorrow night @ 8pm Stand Up 2 Cancer is hosting a telethon that will take over all the major networks, as well as many cable channels. Hosted by the three network news anchors, Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer and Brian Williams, the telethon will feature celebrity guests...

Patient advocacy trend continues to grow

It's encouraging to see the growing trend in patient advocacy and personal involvement as reported recently in USA Today and the Wall Street Journal, the later focusing on patient's that are actively tracking their health. There are several studies being run at...

Home page improvements for Supporters

We made some improvements today to the home page design. Below is a screen shot and overview of those changes as they relate to supporters. The green box on the right tells you that you are a supporter and provides a link to change your role to be a survivor if your...

Home page improvements for clinic staff

Today we added a new feature to the clinic home page. Clinic staff admins can now enter a message and add a list of directives that will be added to their patients' home pages. This allows clinics to have a presence on their patient home pages, and let them know about...

Member home page design improvements

Today we released a new design for the member home page. This is the page you see once you log in. The changes are unique based on the role you selected when you registered (survivor, supporter, caregiver, professional). Note that if you previously registered as a...

Gena Cook interview on King 5 TV Seattle

Our fearless leader, Gena Cook, was interviewed on KING5 TV's morning news program today. It was a great opportunity to show off some of the site features that benefit cancer patients and their health care team, specifically the Daily Health Journal and the Prepare...

Why some friends and family withdraw during your time of crises

The New York times published an interesting article yesterday about the reasons some friends and family members disappear during traumatic situations, a time when you need their support the most. The author, Harriet Brown, had a number of crises' occur with her family...