Archive for May, 2013

| posted by Joe Hice |

We’re growing — Lehigh Valley Health Network Joins the Moffitt Oncology Network

Lehigh Valley Health Network  is partnering with Moffitt Cancer Center to enhance cancer care by joining the newly launched Moffitt Oncology Network. Lehigh Valley, based in Allentown, Pa., is the first member of the network outside of Florida.  As a member of the Moffitt Oncology Network, Lehigh Valley will have access to Moffitt’s experts and best practices, which include multidisciplinary cancer care, peer review, clinical pathways and quality assurance standards.

The Moffitt Oncology Network extends Moffitt’s knowledge and expertise to physicians and providers with the goal of offering the best personalized cancer care. Lehigh Valley’s physicians will collaborate with Moffitt physicians on patient care and novel clinical research.

Key elements of the relationship include:

  • Joint clinical research-driven cancer care
  • Utilization of Moffitt Clinical Pathways
  • Quality management strategies including physician education and audits
  • Development of strategic Centers of Excellence