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Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute Completes First Trainings and Certifications
Date:4/23/2008

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and

Prevention Are the First to Be Certified

NEW YORK, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute today announced that representatives from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention were amongst the first to be certified and representatives from the Cleveland Clinic were the first to be trained in patient navigation. The Institute offers the only certification program that exists in patient navigation training.

Patient navigation, a concept pioneered by Harold P. Freeman, M.D., in 1990, helps people remove barriers to timely cancer screening, treatment and supportive care.

"Up until the Institute began offering our training and certification program, there were no standards or measures to ensure patient navigation programs achieve maximum success in reducing barriers for cancer patients to diagnosis and treatment," said Dr. Freeman, founder of the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute and the known authority in patient navigation. "Now, for the first time, we've created standards and principles that can be tailored to each community's specific needs."

To earn certification, the representatives participated in a three-day course at the Institute, which emphasizes the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Model, as well as information on how participants can tailor the program to meet their organization's specific needs.

"The Taussig Cancer Institute leadership has been working on providing better services for the underserved over the past four years," said Kimberly Bell, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute Administrator. "Patient navigation further enhances our commitment to meeting the needs of the communities we serve."

"It was an honor to meet Dr. Freeman, to hear firsthand about his research and the success of his program that moves mou
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