More and More Cancer Centers Choosing Polaris Oncology for Distress Management

Polaris Oncology is an all-in-one solution to navigate and support cancer centers through every step of psychosocial distress care.

Langhorne, PA, July 19, 2013 --( Polaris Health Directions is pleased to announce that Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple Cancer Center, the Comprehensive Community Cancer Program of Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System, and the Flagler Hospital Cancer Institute are among the latest clients to select Polaris Oncology for their distress management programs.

These leading cancer centers recognize the value of Polaris Oncology and its ability to help them deliver the highest quality care to their patients.

"Flagler Hospital chose Polaris Oncology because it allows us to quickly provide our cancer patients with psychosocial distress screening and appropriate referrals to support services in our community,” said Kari Bates, Flagler Hospital. “We are thrilled to be able to offer our patients this important support service in a cost-effective manner, while also fully complying with the American College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer accreditation standards and National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines."

Polaris Oncology’s ever-expanding client base now includes cancer centers in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California, Florida, Oregon, Virginia and New York.

The Web-based Polaris Oncology is a comprehensive, cost-effective and customizable solution to navigate and support the cancer care team through every step of psychosocial distress care--from the initial screening and assessment to automated referrals, ongoing monitoring and reporting.

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Polaris recognizes that organizations cannot manage what they do not measure. Many behavioral health care providers and payers may not be collecting and analyzing enough of the right data to answer basic questions about the cost-effectiveness of the care they offer. Polaris's advanced technology and science driven assessment systems are designed to capture the clinical data essential to quality improvement and enhanced organizational management. Polaris solutions provide advanced analytics to help organizations improve and demonstrate to their customers the value of their care. With a focus on prediction, Polaris solutions do more than describe clinical change. Polaris systems also indicate if treatment is likely to have a positive result. Helping organizations make better decisions in the present by anticipating the future will be the difference in reducing their costs while improving patient care. Follow Polaris on Facebook (@polarishealthdirections) and Twitter (@PolarisHD).
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Jesse Nankin