Role of the Navigator

Clarity in Defining Roles in a Navigation Program

Determining the goals and the tasks of individuals within the navigation team is essential in creating a successful program, explains Katherine Sharpe, SVP, ACS.

Finding Funding for Navigation Programs

Katherine Sharpe, SVP ACS, views removing barriers to care a crucial aspect of oncology navigation.

Measuring the Success of Navigation Programs

Katherine Sharpe, SVP ACS, relates how standardized metrics play a key role in replicating successful programs and in determining their impact.

What Does an Ideal Navigation Program Look Like?

Katherine Sharpe, SVP ACS explains how to evaluate what makes an ideal navigation program.

Establishing an Effective Navigation Program

Katherine Sharpe, SVP ACS, discusses how to establish and sustain a navigator program that is in the best interests of the patient and benefits the care system.

Navigation and Value Based Cancer Care

Katherine Sharpe, SVP ACS, explains how oncology navigation helps to remove barriers to care and improves patient outcomes.

Economic and Geographic Barriers to Cancer Care

Rev Dr Jason Coker describes some of the economic and geographic barriers that the rural poor face in obtaining cancer care.

Poverty Relief and Priorities of Hope

Rev Dr Jason Coker addresses the interconnected problems of poverty among rural populations and the need for a holistic approach to problem-solving.

Creating a National Coalition of Providers

Rev Dr Jason Coker on the necessity of having a national coalition linking local programs together for greater access.

Assessing the Strengths of Disaparate Communities

Rev Dr Jason Coker offers insight into rural poverty and the provision of cancer care in disparate communities.