Cancer Treatment Centers of America: New Technology to Help Patients and Doctors

Cancer Treatment Centers of America consists of 5 national hospitals, and it is based out of Boca Raton in Florida. There are locations in Illinois, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Arizona, and Georgia. Cancer Treatment Centers of America offers traditional cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy, radiation, and immunotheraphy, however, these all come with severe side effects. Cancer Treatment Centers of America offer new therapies to help manage these side effects which can include nausea, fatigue, depression, and malnutrition, to name a few.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America is fully accredited from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. They also have scored well in patient satisfaction and have been awarded the Top Performer on Key Quality Measures and the Magnet Award.
The hospital recently teamed up with Allscripts and NantHealth and is implementing a solution for both doctors and patients to get real time data and information regarding cancer treatment options. The operating system is called NantOS and was developed with the input of of hundreds of oncologists. Because the system operates in real time, it is always up to date with the latest research and data, meaning it takes the guesswork out of the equation for the doctors who are devising a treatment plan and may be constantly inundated with new data.
The system develops a plan specific to each patient and is then able to show each patient the market cost, as well as supporting clinical data, comparisons between treatment options, lists possible side effects, and provides them with access to up to date guidelines on each treatment.
This system seeks to improve the patients’ quality of care, as well as offering transparency in treatment options to the patient. NantOS will make cancer treatment options more efficient and understandable for the patient while minimizing risk due to influx of information.

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