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Electronic Health Record Advances Patient-Centered Cancer Care at Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Date:2/11/2009

First all-digital cancer hospital enhances commitment to quality care at Cancer Treatment Centers of America

GOODYEAR, Ariz., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) has opened the nation's first all-digital cancer hospital in Goodyear, Ariz. The 213,000-square-foot facility is the fourth hospital in the steadily growing CTCA network.

CTCA at Western Regional Medical Center (Western) extends the comprehensive electronic health record (EHR) system launched by CTCA last year. The CTCA EHR is designed specifically to support the unique patient-centered care model found only at CTCA hospitals. CTCA offers cancer patients a fully integrative cancer treatment experience that combines traditional, state-of-the-art medical treatments with scientifically supported complementary therapies.

"Western is the first cancer hospital in the nation to offer a fully digital environment," said Edgar D. Staren, M.D., Ph.D., MBA, senior vice president for clinical affairs and chief medical officer at CTCA. "Our other three hospitals in suburban Chicago, Philadelphia and Tulsa are rapidly approaching fully digital status as well.

"We view healthcare IT as a key enabler in our ongoing pursuit to improve the lives of the patients we serve. We are committed to promoting a clinical culture that maximizes the value of EHRs to benefit patient care."

Fully "wired" from the ground up, Western opened its doors in December with a fully electronic health record, all systems integrated into the core EHR, and all providers able to contribute to the continuity of care document. Those familiar with the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Analytics EMR Adoption Model(SM) will recognize the level of automation as "Stage 7" or all digital.

"Our vision is very simple - all IT applications and medical equipment will be integrated throu
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