Lead

Bhisham Chera, MD

Aim

To reduce unplanned inpatient admissions of UNC Cancer Hospital patients receiving outpatient radiation by improving outpatient monitoring and management of acute toxicities.

2015 IHQI Seed Grant Program Symposium Presentation

Project Accomplishments

  • Infusion center has implemented symptom management to bypass ED and directly admit cancer patients.
  • Contributed to re-accreditation for American College of Surgeons and Commission on Cancer.

Presentations

  • Poster presentation at the American Society for Radiation Oncology (Sept 2016)
  • Oral presentation at UNC Hospitals Commons on Cancer Survey (March 2016)