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EQUICARE CS Cancer Survivorship Case Management Software Listed as a "Best Practices" Resource by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (COC)
Date:5/29/2012

cluding a record of care received, important disease characteristics, and a follow-up care plan incorporating recognized evidence-based standards of care, when available.

The EQUICARE CS case management system was specifically designed to help clinics provide cancer survivors with a personalized plan for follow-up care. It is a web-based, patient-centric tool that is designed to help cancer survivors, their caregivers, and their healthcare providers achieve better clinical compliance, which can result in improved patient outcomes following treatment for cancer.

"The EQUICARE CS system guides clinicians in generating a care plan based on best practices and established guidelines," said Chris Toth, vice president of marketing for Varian Medical Systems. "It offers patients round-the-clock access to their care plans through a personalized portal on the Internet. We are very gratified that the American College of Surgeons has recognized the value of this system, which was designed to help cancer centers implement robust, world-class survivorship care programs."

Online resources:

American College of Surgeons Cancer Programs:
http://www.facs.org/cancer/

COC Best Practices Repository:
https://www.socialtext.net/cancer_standards/coc_best_practices_repository 
(for Survivorship materials, click on "Proprietary Material")

ABOUT VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS
Varian Medical Systems, Inc., of Palo Alto, California, is the world's leading manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, and brachytherapy. The company supplies informatics software for managing comprehensive cancer clinics, radiotherapy centers and medical oncology practices. Varian is a premier supplier of tubes and digi
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