Navigation Links
University Hospitals Case Medical Center Awarded $4.7 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Date:7/10/2014

CLEVELAND, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced a three-year grant to University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center Seidman Cancer Center totaling $4.7 million to support a new national model aimed at improving care for patients with complex cancer.

Titled "Evidence-Conformant Oncology Care," the project will test a unique model developed at UH to enhance care for adult cancer patients with late-stage disease, significant comorbidities, or demonstrated need for high health care utilization. 

"We believe that the best cancer care assures that patients understand their condition and recommended treatments, that patients are engaged as partners in decision making and that caregivers are attuned to the personal side of the patient as well as the medical," said Nathan Levitan, MD, President of UH Seidman Cancer Center.

In order to achieve this level of care, complex cancer patients will receive four specific interventions that will be partially supported by the grant: (1.) Patients will receive a written set of treatment recommendations in language that they can understand. (2.) Patients will be assigned to a navigator to help them understand what they are being advised, to support them between appointments and to be aware of special needs at home. (3.) Patients will have an early and ongoing palliative care consultation to help them achieve balance between treatment intervention and quality of life. (4.) There will be ongoing assessments of pain, anxiety, psychological stress and other individual needs.

HHS' announcement of the prospective grant awardees brings the total amount of funding to $360 million for 39 recipients in 27 states and the District of Columbia. The diverse projects are funded under the Health Innovation Awards program, designed to deliver better health care and lowe
'/>"/>

SOURCE University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Copyright©2014 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. University of Arizona Senior Earns SynCardias 1st Annual Anna Salazar Memorial Engineering Scholarship
2. Pre-Market Update: MGT Capital Investments, National American University Holdings and Actinium Pharmaceuticals
3. Bayer HealthCare Announces Collaboration with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
4. FLAG Therapeutics and Duquesne University Announce Exclusive Worldwide Licensing Agreement for Novel, Dual-action Targeted Oncology Compounds
5. University of Michigan Health System & Allegiance Health announce intent to affiliate, to strengthen ability to serve Jackson County and surrounding communities
6. Nova Southeastern University Researchers Receive $4.1 Million Grant from Department of Defense to Investigate Gulf War Illness
7. Waters Honors School of Pharmacy at University of Maryland
8. Revalesio Initiates Phase IIa Study of RNS60 in Multiple Sclerosis at University Hospital Zurich
9. Governor-General of Australia Ms. Bryce Visits Sichuan University and Investigates Australia Cochlear Cochlea Project in West China Hospital, Sichuan University
10. Healthcare Trust of America CEO Scott D. Peters Presents at the Arizona State University Real Estate Council
11. ARRAYit Corporation Receives $104,000 Purchase Order from the University of California
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/1/2014)... 2014  Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR ... the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2014 following the ... The news release will be followed by a teleconference ... The news release and a link to the conference ... at: www.varian.com/investor .  To access the teleconference call ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 2014   Royal Philips (NYSE: ... eCareCoordinator and eCareCompanion telehealth applications have received 510(k) ... (FDA). A part of Philips Hospital to Home,s ... eCareCompanion are focused on patient care within the ... be available through the cloud-based digital health platform, ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 1, 2014 Sophia Genetics, ... domaine de l,analyse des données issues du SNG ... de diagnostic in vitro (IVD) du gène CFTR ... la mucoviscidose dans un seul essai SGN. La ... les types de variantes par l,intermédiaire d,un seul ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Varian Medical Systems Schedules Fourth Quarter FY2014 News Release and Conference Call 2Philips Secures 510(k) Clearance to Market the First Clinical Applications for its new Digital Health Platform 2Philips Secures 510(k) Clearance to Market the First Clinical Applications for its new Digital Health Platform 3Philips Secures 510(k) Clearance to Market the First Clinical Applications for its new Digital Health Platform 4Sophia Genetics lance une analyse complète du gène CFTR dans un essai clinique SGN 2Sophia Genetics lance une analyse complète du gène CFTR dans un essai clinique SGN 3
... ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM ) today announced ... will present at the Stifel Nicolaus 2011 Healthcare Conference at ... is being held in Boston. ViroPharma,s presentations will ... available for a period of 14 days following the conferences. ...
... As the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction examines options ... ten years, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) ... to leverage greater use of pharmacy benefit management tools to ... that same time period. "Everyone in the pharmacy ...
Cached Medicine Technology:PCMA Outlines $100 Billion in Prescription Drug Savings for Deficit Reduction Committee 2PCMA Outlines $100 Billion in Prescription Drug Savings for Deficit Reduction Committee 3
(Date:10/1/2014)... Phoseon Technology, the pioneer in developing ... the business worldwide. This rapid growth includes increased hiring ... manufacturing efforts. The company has experienced average annual growth ... expects this growth to continue in the future as ... adoption. , “We are very pleased that ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 2014 Farmington Company today announced ... mission and visual identity helping brokers, consultants and ... them to create greater benefit communication synergies. They ... on empowering customers to better leverage Farmington Company’s ... jewel of the rebrand is the refreshed tagline: ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... A new genetic finding from Duke Medicine suggests that ... depression might also be hard-wired to gain weight when ... disease. , An estimated 13 percent of people, all ... and knowing this could help them reduce heart disease ... and stress management. , "Genetic susceptibility, psychosocial stress and ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Kennebunkport, Maine (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 ... autoimmune disorders in the U.S., according to figures from ... Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA), and many of them ... higher chance of having undiagnosed celiac disease. Gluten ... helping raise awareness of undiagnosed celiac disease by publishing ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 2014 Diet Doc understands that many of ... weight and their dieting attempts could be easily sabotaged by ... hormone diet treatments into their programs as a way ... fast and effective weight loss results, it also allows patients ... to maintain their weight for the future. , Earlier versions ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Phoseon Technology Continues to Drive Growth Worldwide 2Health News:Farmington Company Launches Rebrand and New Positioning 2Health News:Gene interacts with stress and leads to heart disease in some people 2Health News:Informative New Blog Series Underscores Link Between Celiac Disease and Other Autoimmune Disorders 2Health News:Informative New Blog Series Underscores Link Between Celiac Disease and Other Autoimmune Disorders 3Health News:Diet Doc Announces Their New Version of the Hormone Diet Plan to Target, Attack and Burn Fat Without Dangerous Side Effects 2Health News:Diet Doc Announces Their New Version of the Hormone Diet Plan to Target, Attack and Burn Fat Without Dangerous Side Effects 3Health News:Diet Doc Announces Their New Version of the Hormone Diet Plan to Target, Attack and Burn Fat Without Dangerous Side Effects 4
... cancer patients who exhibit limited lymph node involvement may ... neoadjuvant chemotherapy before a mastectomy, according to researchers from ... , The findings were reported today at the ... Radiology and Oncology. , "Radiation after surgery has been ...
... can affect practice behavior in inquiries about patient mood ... study led by University of Rochester Medical Center researchers. ... or attitudes, are loathe to broach sensitive topics such ... professor of psychiatry at the Medical Center and lead ...
... 24 As Senators Barack,Obama and John McCain arrive ... be greeted by AIDS activists from across the,country demanding ... his first 100 days in office., On Friday, ... the debate -,AIDS activists will hold a demonstration and ...
... Cooper University,Hospital in Camden, N.J., has agreed ... interest, to settle allegations that it defrauded ... settlement resolves allegations that the hospital improperly,increased ... reimbursement,from the federal health care program. In ...
... training in 60s, 70s wards off loss that weakens ... -- Strength training can help people build muscle mass to ... age until they reach 80, a new study says. , ... , The Ball State University study, sponsored by a ...
... The U.S. Pharmacopeial (USP) Convention is pleased to ... Material (CRM), Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide. USP recently became the ... Standardization accreditation as producer of chemical CRMs. ... new class of reference standard that ensures improved ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Cancer patients who receive neoadjuvant therapy followed by mastectomy may not need radiation 2Health News:Personality can hamper a physician's assessment of depression 2Health News:AIDS Activists from Across the Country Converge on Oxford, Mississippi, to Call on McCain and Obama to Commit to National AIDS Strategy 2Health News:New Jersey Hospital to Pay $3.85 Million to Resolve Allegations of Inflating Charges to Obtain Higher Medicare Reimbursement 2Health News:Boomers Should Add Muscle Before It's Too Late 2
The VasoSeal Low Profile device is designed for smaller sheath angiography procedures. VasoSeal Low Profile. Seal your arterial punctures with confidence....
... Fast-Cath, Maximum, Maximum Xtra, and ... line of standard and specialty hemostasis ... recognized as the premier hemostasis introducers ... electrophysiology procedures including angiography, angioplasty, stenting, ...
... to close arteriotomies with ease and ... a simple trigger actvated mechanism, requires ... sheath gently locks onto the target ... site before, during, and after the ...
The Prostar XL 10 is a suture mediated closure system. It can be used with 10F sheath. It has two 3-0 braided polyester sutures and also has the safety of guidewire....
Medicine Products: