FIGURE 4-15 Patient treatment summary.

SOURCE: Shulman presentation, 2006.

A central organization needs to be established to assume this task. It will need an administrative arm, clinical teams, and an information technology group that manages the development of the tool. Funding will have to support this effort—including the development, implementation, maintenance, and evaluation costs.

REGIONAL APPROACHES TO CANCER SURVIVORSHIP PLANNING

Presenter: Dr. Tim Byers


As clinicians become engaged in survivorship care planning and as tools are developed to aid them, it is important to be thinking about the role of organizations and institutional systems at the state, regional, and local



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