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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…

Using AI to standardize cancer care globally

The collective intelligence and data of decades of scientific research and clinical experience could be harnessed to guide cancer treatment as easily for a patient in Bangladesh as for a counterpart in Brooklyn or Munich. Elekta’s and IBM Watson Health’s vision of cancer care is an individual in any part of the world receiving the…

MOSAIQ IQ Scripts bring order to RT workflows

Care plans and MOSAIQ IQ Scripts reduce documentation and billing errors by 35 percent  –  Insurance denials down dramatically  –  Completion rate for EMR QA improved by 30 percent In its gradual transformation from an all-Siemens to all-Elekta enterprise and encompass treatment delivery systems and oncology information software – the radiation oncology services staff of…

MOSAIQ’s paperless chemotherapy workflow enhances patient safety

MOSAIQ e-Prescribing reduces the chance of human error The Regional Cancer Treatment Service encompasses 50,000 square miles, with a population base of 555,000 First inpatient unit rolls out MOSAIQ e-Prescribing With approximately 3,500 patient interactions annually, Palmerston North Hospital’s 10-chair outpatient chemotherapy clinic, part of the Regional Cancer Treatment Service (RCTS), will mark its second…

Elekta solutions ensure safe, accurate carbon-ion radiotherapy

The ion-beam Radiation Oncology Center (i-ROCK, Kanagawa, Japan) opened in December 2015. With a track record in providing particle therapy software solutions, Elekta worked with the Kanagawa Cancer Center (KCC) and Japan’s National Institute of Radiological Sciences (NIRS) to provide robust, flexible clinical solutions for carbon ion radiotherapy that would enhance the facility organizationally and…

MOSAIQ and the continuity of care

When SoutheastHEALTH opened its new cancer center in southeast Missouri (Cape Girardeau), in addition to offering the latest care technology and evidenced-based therapies, it also created a flawless, seamless and positive customer experience that supports the patient’s complete healing. Essential to implementing this vision is a single, unified and universal care management system that provides…

Mount Sinai Health System thrives with MOSAIQ

When Mount Sinai Health System joined with two other centers it effectively doubled the number of radiation therapy treatments delivered to 44,000 per year. The newly consolidated radiation oncology service extended MOSAIQ® to its entire network of five cancer treatment centers in New York City. Their goals were to standardize treatment and improve efficiency across…