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Report on the NCCN Third Annual Patient Safety Summit

Jennifer M. Hinkel

; 104 : 2289 – 2291 . 3. The Joint Commission . Facts about the 2007 National Patient Safety Goals . Available at : http://www.jointcommission.org/PatientSafety/NationalPatientSafetyGoals/07_npsg_facts.htm . Last accessed: 18 June 2008

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Ensuring Patient Safety and Access in Cancer Care

Katy Winckworth-Prejsnar, Elizabeth A. Nardi, James McCanney, F. Marc Stewart, Terry Langbaum, Bruce J. Gould, C. Lyn Fitzgerald, and Robert W. Carlson

Executive Summary Patient safety is an integral component of high-quality and effective medical care. The stakes are especially high in oncology, where avoiding errors is imperative to delivering safe and effective radiation therapy

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Addressing Issues in Patient Safety

Jennifer Hinkel

References 1. Second Annual NCCN Patient Safety Summit, Transcript. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, October 12 , 2006 . 2. Weingart SN Flug J Brouillard D . Oral chemotherapy safety practices at US cancer centers

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NCCN Biosimilars White Paper: Regulatory, Scientific, and Patient Safety Perspectives

Andrew D. Zelenetz, Islah Ahmed, Edward Louis Braud, James D. Cross, Nancy Davenport-Ennis, Barry D. Dickinson, Steven E. Goldberg, Scott Gottlieb, Philip E. Johnson, Gary H. Lyman, Richard Markus, Ursula A. Matulonis, Denise Reinke, Edward C. Li, Jessica DeMartino, Jonathan K. Larsen, and James M. Hoffman

. The NCCN Work Group meeting was held on March 12, 2011, during the 2011 NCCN 16th Annual Conference in Hollywood, Florida. In addition, NCCN conducted an Oncology Policy Summit: Biosimilars – Regulatory, Scientific, and Patient Safety Perspectives held

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The Continuity of Care Checklist: A Critical Frontier in Patient Safety

Harold J. Burstein

Patient safety is a widely recognized priority in health care, and new innovations in technology are contributing greatly to that effort. In the clinics and hospitals where I work, it is possible to track patients with electronic sensors as they

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Safe and Successful Implementation of CPOE for Chemotherapy at a Children's Cancer Center

James M. Hoffman, Donald K. Baker, Scott C. Howard, Joseph H. Laver, and Jerry L. Shenep

Patient safety and other benefits of health information technology, especially electronic health records (EHR) and computerized prescriber order entry (CPOE), have been touted by numerous entities. Despite widespread optimism and regular promotion

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NCCN Oncology Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies White Paper: Recommendations for Stakeholders

Philip E. Johnson, George Dahlman, Kirby Eng, Rekha Garg, Scott Gottlieb, James M. Hoffman, Peyton Howell, Mohammad Jahanzeb, Shirley Johnson, Emily Mackler, Mark Rubino, Brenda Sarokhan, F. Marc Stewart, Tim Tyler, Julie M. Vose, Sharon Weinstein, Edward C. Li, and Jessica DeMartino

Assure Safe Use without a REMS in place, or allow a drug that did not previously have a REMS to stay on the market. Additionally, the Work Group believed that REMS has the potential to improve patient safety; the question is at what cost? Although most

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QIM19-143: Reducing Risk of IV Chemotherapy Administration Errors Utilizing Pump Integration Technology

Robert C. Stillman and Emily Konerman

with the electronic medical record (EMR) and computerized physician order entry to decrease risk of error and increase patient safety. The closed loop system transmits the medication infusion rate and the prescribed dose to the smart pump to deliver the

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Online Pharmacy Accessibility of Imatinib, An Oral Chemotherapy Medication

Yujiao Sun, Adam Hendrix, Benyam Muluneh, and Sachiko Ozawa

adhere to US legal standards and therefore posed a threat to patient safety. 13 , 14 There is currently no published evidence characterizing the availability of imatinib through online pharmacies and the regulatory compliance of these pharmacies. The

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QIM19-118: Oral Anti-Cancer Therapy Initiation: A Standardized Approach for Patient Care and Education

Megan Corbett, Cynthia Arcieri, Emma Dann, Jeff Durney, Frances Fuller, Frances Leonard, Susan O’Connor, Inez Robinson, Jill Sweeney, Kristie Weeks, Jamie White, and Jane Worrell

, and the extended care team to ensure overall success. Standardized educational content supports the transfer of expert knowledge to ensure adherence, management, and patient safety, ultimately improving patient outcomes. A standard approach that