Cancer Treatment Centers Of America Launches Innovative Partnership

Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) is a network of five hospitals that provides cancer treatment across the nation. The organization recently announced a partnership with Allscripts and NantHealth will result in a solution that will streamline the treatment of cancer while not inhibiting the doctor’s clinical workflow. The products and services that will be involved in NantHealth’s eviti which is a clinical decision support platform and Sunrise Electronic Health Record which is supplied by Allscripts.
The Chief Medical Officer of CTCA is Dr. George Daneker, Jr. who works at the Southeastern Regional Medical Center. Dr. Daneker said that this partnership, called Clinical Pathways, will present physicians with all of the cancer treatment options that are appropriate for a particular patient. He also said that this will result in less educated guesswork and help them provide therapies and drugs that are safe and efficient.
According to Wikipedia, CTCA is based in Boca Raton, Florida. It has five hospitals that are strategically located across the continental United States in every region. The organization uses conventional approaches to cancer treatment such as chemotherapy, surgery, immunotherapy, and radiation. Additionally, the doctors at CTCA use therapies to treat the side effects of cancer treatment such as nausea, fatigue, depression, and pain.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America blog https://www.myctca.com/ was founded in 1988 in order to provide a patient-focused approach to cancer treatment that could be modified to fit the individualized needs of each patient. All of the Oncologists at CTCA are board-certified and have specialists in every type of cancer including breast, prostate, cervical, lung, and all of forms of cancer. The founder of the organization was Richard J. Stephenson who had lost his mother to cancer. He discovered during her therapy that there weren’t very good treatment options available and so founded his company in order to offer other patients better rates of survivability.

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Maggie Gill Making Giant Strides in the Health Field

Maggie Gill is an exceptional example of a woman making great strides in the Medical and Health fields.From 2011 to present, she is president and (CEO) of Memorial Health. Maggie Gill joined Memorial University Medical Center as vice president of finance/managed care in 2004. She became chief operating officer in 2005.Prior to that position, Gill spent five years as chief financial officer at Tenet South Florida Health system. Maggie Gill received the Tenet Outstanding CFO award three times. During her tenure with Tenet,she worked at Palmetto General Hospital in Hialeah, Fla.; North Shore Medical Center in Miami; and Coral Gables Hospital in Coral Gables, Fla. Maggie Gill earned her bachelor’s degree at Florida State University and earned her MBA at Saint Leo University in Florida. She also completed course work at Wharton School in strategic thinking and management.

In her job experience, Gill provides leadership for all executives and leaders at MUMC. She is also directly responsible for physician interactions, government relations, internal audit, Memorial Health University Physicians, orthopedic and neuroscience programs, the Heart & Vascular Institute, perioperative services, financial assistance, corporate communications, facilities management, and trauma services.

The Georgia Medical Society presented its 16th Annual Health Care Heroes Awards on Tuesday, November 1st. Organizations and individuals nominated heroes in six categories: health care innovation, health care education, community outreach, institution/organization, allied health professionals, and physician lifetime achievement.The Memorial Health team received seven awards. The Health Care Hero award winners from Memorial Health were:
Health Care Innovation: The Primary Care Accelerated Track Program, a collaboration between the Mercer University and the Memorial Health Family Medicine Residency Program.
Health Care Education: Teen Drivers Program to educate new drivers and their parents about motor vehicle safety.
Community Outreach, two winners: Jimmy Gordon, safety officer and regional emergency coordinator at Memorial University Medical Center; Dwaine and Cynthia Willett, supporters of the Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital of Savannah at Memorial University Medical Center.
Institutions/Organizations: Infectious Disease Response Team at Memorial University Medical Center.
Physicians Lifetime Achievement, two winners: Carl Boyd, M.D.,former trauma surgeon of the Level 1 trauma center at Memorial University Medical Center; Linda Sacks, M.D., former neonatologist and leader of the Level III neonatal intensive care nursery at Memorial University Medical Center.Maggie Gill is an intricate part of all the success of the leadership team. And there is no question about Ms. Gill’s dedication to the organization.