Cancer Treatment Centers of America(CTCA)are one of the first of its kind type of hospital that treats only cancer. They have hospitals in five major cities: Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Tulsa.
In February 2017, it was announced that Cancer Treatment Centers of America, working with Allscripts and NantHealth has incorporated a computerized system that links all patients to all physicians and data within the system. This data program integration allows oncologists and researchers to obtain the latest treatment options and plans for all of their patients.
With simple user friendly computer technology, the physicians can learn about the newest and most successful options for individualized treatments for their cancer patients. The data updates in real time with immediate access availability. Physicians can connect with other physicians to discuss treatment protocols and how to determine treatment plans depending on patients’ specific type of cancer, stage and
Cancer Treatment Centers of America prides themselves on having the latest technological advances in treatment and care for cancer patients. Researchers in all five locations are working to better advance treatments and care for all patients undergoing treatment for this life altering diagnosis. They involve the patient in their decision making and discuss all options with them and their families to enable them to understand their disease and potential treatment options.
The treatment for cancer has come a long way in a short time with increased rates of survival and cure. There are therapies that leave the patient less vulnerable and feeling better than they have in the past. With its ever changing life saving capabilities, CTCA can help more people than ever life a normal healthy long life. That is their number one goal.
The integration of their new system will allow access to more efficient and effective data while decreasing the guesswork.