Healthcare Economics

Turn a Survivorship Care Plan into a Survivorship LIFE Plan

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, HON-ONN-CG
Although the requirements to provide a cancer survivor a treatment summary and survivorship care plan have been in place for several years, with 2015 being the required timeframe for officially demonstrating that these medical records are being provided, most institutions are still not ready.

Questionable Economic Impact on Cancer Survival

Sharon S. Gentry, MSN, RN, HON-ONN-CG, AOCN, CBCN
After reading a synopsis on how budget cuts could impact healthcare, a parallel thought is how the economy could influence cancer survival rates. What will the future bring and what is the impact on navigation?