Scientific research demonstrates that clinicians miss approximately half of patients’ symptoms during cancer treatment. As a result, patients can suffer due to poor symptom control, treatments may be delayed or missed, and preventable emergency room visits and hospitalizations occur. It is known that poorly controlled symptoms drive preventable ER visits.
As more practices engage in value-based care agreements and explore comprehensive patient management solutions as the new standard for cancer care, PROs have the ability to seamlessly integrate in the workflow and improve the patient experience, care quality, and patient outcomes.
Read a new article from Dr. Ethan Basch and Navigating Cancer President, Gena Cook, in OBR Green to learn more about this powerful tool for cancer care.