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PalabraApps acquisition helps oncology departments save time, reduce costs

Popular applications from PalabraApps, LLC will become standard solutions of Elekta’s MOSAIQ® Oncology Information System by virtue of Elekta’s acquisition of the company. The agreement, announced on February 20, comes nearly three years after Elekta began collaborating with PalabraApps on innovative workflow productivity and mobility solutions for integration with MOSAIQ. PalabraApps’ voice automation improves a…

Collaboration unifies multi-system radiotherapy alliance under MOSAIQ

Strategic thinking paved the way for three major radiotherapy providers – Cancer Care Northwest (CCNW), Kootenai Health and Providence Health Care – to unite in 2015, creating The Alliance for Cancer Care. The Alliance delivers integrated and comprehensive cancer care for patients in Washington and Idaho, providing patients the cumulative expertise and resources accessible at…

How MOSAIQ helped a radiation oncology center earn APEx accreditation

The Radiation Center of Greater Nashua (Nashua, New Hampshire), a freestanding radiation oncology center in the United States, has been awarded a four-year accreditation with the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Accreditation Program for Excellence (APEx®). The clinic credits Elekta software solutions for helping them make it a reality. Accredited by ASTRO and operating…

Canadian radiotherapy program thrives amid major patient volume increases

The so-called “Grey Tsunami” of baby boomers using healthcare services isn’t taking the Radiation Medicine Program at The Ottawa Hospital (TOH, Ottawa, Ontario) by surprise. The medical center began acquiring the extra needed cancer treatment resources over the past 10 years when the hospital entered a partnership agreement with Elekta to reinforce its radiotherapy capacity…

MOSAIQ SmartClinic: connecting the patient’s journey

Cancer. This single word can change someone’s world forever. Once diagnosed, starting treatment as soon as possible helps empower patients to pursue their journey through cancer care toward the best possible outcome. But many steps must be taken―by multiple care providers and in the correct order―before treatment can begin. For those undergoing treatment that includes…

MOSAIQ Community is the place for learning and sharing

Focus interviewed Elekta’s Dana Bergstrom, Manager, Customer Development about MOSAIQ Community, why Elekta created this customer-centric community and how MOSAIQ practitioners can leverage its wealth of content. You’ll also see how you, a MOSAIQ user, can have a hand in creating an even richer communal and educational experience. What is MOSAIQ Community and how is…

Doubled MOSAIQ project scope no match for teamwork

A late 2017 project that started out with the implementation of MOSAIQ® Oncology Information System (OIS) at University of South Alabama’s new Mitchell Cancer Institute (USA-MCI) in Fairhope became more complex when the scope expanded by 100 percent. Soon after work began on the Fairhope clinic’s MOSAIQ implementation, USA-MCI officials reasoned that it would be…

MOSAIQ teams with Epic to focus on RO workflows

Focus on: Paper use down 30 percent, a dramatic reduction in phoned-in information requests, co-pay collection rate up 20 percent and reconfigured MOSAIQ workflows boost department efficiency. Jefferson Health’s (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) transition from GE’s IDX Centricity EMR to Epic Enterprise EMR had the Department of Radiation Oncology at the health system’s Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, (home…