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Gold Standard Hospitals
Achieving CEO Cancer Gold Standard accreditation reflects Valley’s commitment to providing exceptional cancer prevention services to our employees, their families, and to all of our patients, and is recognition of the quality of our comprehensive, multidisciplinary patient care. We are proud to have met this high standard and to be recognized for our efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for our employees and the community.
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Hospital Best Practices
Moffitt Cancer Center
The FluFIT Program (Fecal Immunochemical Test) supports a national initiative to increase colorectal cancer screenings to 80% by 2018. An interdisciplinary team was formed to support this initiative and designed it to be very convenient for eligible team members to complete a colon cancer screening in the privacy and comfort of their own home. The Occupational Health and Wellness teams joined up to provide FIT kits during the organizations mandatory flu vaccination process.
A total of 249 FIT kits were distributed with 161 completing the process. The 65% return rate was much...read more
Articles of Interest
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute: Insight
Expanding Smoking Cessation Services at NCI-designated Cancer Centers: An Interview with Dr. Glen Morgan
National Cancer Institute