Cancer committee helps patients
Harrison’s cancer committee helps us provide the quality care you deserve. The committee’s multidisciplinary team has many responsibilities, but the main focus is our patients. The team’s role is to make sure we meet all Commission on Cancer requirements.
The esteemed Commission on Cancer certifies only one in four cancer programs in the United States. It’s a rigorous program with high expectations for daily documentation.
At Harrison, we welcome the challenges of accreditation. For patients, it makes all the difference in the world.
Accreditation means Harrison's clinical staff and administration must:
We do everything possible to provide the cancer care you want for yourself or your loved ones. We understand what you need. Our families are patients, too.
A focus on effective change
During the committee’s meetings, we have many discussions, but it doesn’t stop there. We move forward with decisions and effective changes. Areas of focus include
Cancer committee members
Harrison’s committee reviews cancer registry reports and recommends improvements. This is critical to your care. The multidisciplinary committee has about 40 members and two dozen departments involved in cancer.
In addition to an American Cancer Society representative on the committee, we have representatives from Harrison’s expert staff. This team includes:
Our cancer committee makes sure staff remains well informed and we exceed all requirements. This ensures your access to the best cancer care available today.