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Oklahoma Cancer Specialists and Research Institute unlocks powerful insights to improve patient care and productivity

Access to data analytics has the power to improve patient care, productivity and reduce costs. But for many radiation oncology centers, gathering the data and turning it into actionable practice information is a time-consuming, manual process. “We used to spend hours and hours manually preparing monthly reports on physician metrics as well as weekly reports…

MOSAIQ marks 30th year of easier, safer radiotherapy

In 1991, a radiotherapy department in California became the first clinical user of IMPAC Medical Systems’ ACCESS oncology information system (OIS). Three decades later, the software platform, renamed Multi-ACCESS, then MOSAIQ® – after Elekta acquired Silicon Valley-based IMPAC – is used by some 4,000 clinics worldwide and has been instrumental in the treatment of millions…

Access to information anytime, anywhere helps Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital achieve early efficiency gains amid pandemic

Coordinating cancer care is complex under normal circumstances. Restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic have heightened these challenges for many organizations, as staff and clinicians suddenly had to perform work remotely while keeping patient treatments on track. Like many organizations, Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital’s radiation oncology department had to quickly pivot to remote work last…

KLAS 2020 report confirms Elekta leadership in comprehensive oncology software offerings

In the recent KLAS report titled Oncology 2020: A Comprehensive Look at Medical Oncology and Radiation Therapy Solutions, Elekta’s MOSAIQ® Medical Oncology and MOSAIQ Radiation Oncology solutions earned distinction among customers in several categories, including functionality, integration, culture, value and overall customer experience. Elekta leads in medical oncology functionality and integration, according to the report,…

MidMichigan Health’s Sara Morel is Elekta’s 2020 Registrar of the Year

Sara Morel, AAS, BS, CTR, Lead Cancer Registrar for MidMichigan Health (Midland, MI) was selected as Elekta’s 2020 Registrar of the Year, an honor that the company bestows on certified tumor registrars (CTR) who have made critical contributions to the success of their registry and profession. We recently spoke with Sara about her career path,…

What do the best U.S. cancer hospitals have in common?

U.S. News & World Report recently evaluated 899 hospitals to determine which ones offered the very best cancer care. The common denominator for the highest-ranking hospitals is that they all rely on Elekta’s cutting-edge cancer treatment equipment. The solutions range from our flagship Elekta Unity MR-Linac, that enables a scan-plan-treat approach for accurate dose delivery…

Taking a “smart” approach to care management

Quality radiation treatment delivery requires detailed communication and efficient workflows between specialized team members. But as cancer care becomes ever more complex and the diagnosis of cancer increases, improving workflow efficiency is no small feat. Generations Radiotherapy & Oncology PC (GenXRT) in Alabaster, Alabama had been grappling with the complexities of efficiently managing the many…

MOSAIQ Oncology Analytics unlocks business and clinical insights for academic radiation oncology program

The rise in value-based care requires cancer centers and practices to do more with less while enhancing quality and value. But without meaningful, actionable data, making informed clinical and business decisions can be a challenge. That’s why an academic medical center located in the Southeast turned to Elekta’s MOSAIQ® Oncology Analytics (MOA) to help track,…