Coping with Cancer Symposium

Only 8 days left to register and attend this important event, held at the Rizzo Conference Center from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 10.

When Oct 10, 2014
from 08:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Where Rizzo Conference Center 150 DuBose Home Lane Chapel Hill, NC 27517 919-913-2227
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The symposium entitled, Patient-Centered Care: Meeting the Requirements for New or Existing Cancer Programs, will bring together nationally recognized experts on cancer care to discuss practical ideas to ensure that your cancer program is ready for the 2015 Commission on Cancer Patient-Centered Standards.

The presenters include two keynote speakers. UNC Women’s Basketball Coach Sylvia Hatchell will share her reflections as a coach, player and patient. Nancy Davenport-Ennis, CEO and founder of the Patient Advocate Foundation will discuss helping patients navigate financial barriers to cancer treatment. 

The symposium will be of interest to the full spectrum of health care providers and administrators who are devoted to improving the experience and outcome of patients and families facing a cancer diagnosis.

Topics include:

  • Understanding how the Commission on Cancer will evaluate the new patient-centered standards
  • Incorporation of the Electronic Health Record into the new patient-centered standards
  • Use of patient navigators for distress screening
  • Understanding available financial resources to improve access to care for patients and families

View the flier for more information and register today!

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