Collaborative Care

Collaborative Oncology Care Requires Good Mentoring, Self-Study

Alice Goodman

September 2016, Vol 7, No 8 - Collaborative Care

Collaborative oncology care, which involves incorporating an advanced practitioner (AP) into an oncology practice, will help meet the growing burden of complex care and improve patient satisfaction. Collaborative care is also cost-effective, and oncologists report increased professional satisfaction when an AP is part of their practice, said Wendy H. Vogel, MSN, FNP, AOCNP, Wellmont Cancer Institute, Kingsport, TN, at the 2016 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting. Ms Vogel discussed the role of the AP in providing advanced oncology care to the community. [ Read More ]