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Hematology Oncology Associates of Central New York

MISSION STATEMENT

The Mission of HOA is to provide the highest level of quality care in a healing environment for the mind, body and spirit of patients dealing with cancer and blood disorders. Our goal is to offer the highest level, state of the art technology and treatments, while meeting the emotional needs of our patients and their families. HOA strives to continually improve the quality of life of our cancer patients; to provide patients with the highest quality of cancer care in an open supportive and compassionate environment; to support families throughout the illness-wellness continuum; to provide advanced oncology services through offering academic research protocols in the community; to serve as a liaison for the community in cancer prevention and early detection programs; and to establish our office as a community research

LOCATION

Brittonfield: 5008 Brittonfield Parkway East Syracuse, NY 13057.
Community General Hospital Campus: 4900 Broad Rd Syracuse, NY 13215.
Auburn: 37 West Garden Street Suite 301 Auburn, NY 13021.
Wellness Center: 5700 West Genesee Street Camillus, NY 13031.

PRACTICE DETAILS

HOA is dedicated to not only healing patients’ physical illness, but also promoting their mental and emotional wellness. There are 18 medical oncologists, hematologists and other advanced practice providers. At HOA, we’re on the cutting edge when it comes to caring for our patients. Through state of the art technology and practices, we have the equipment and expertise to treat all of our patients in the best possible manner. With tools like our CyberKnife®, Linear Accelerator and diagnostic imaging equipment, HOA has the most up-to-date centers of their kind. Our work with clinical trials and blood disorders also make us the premier place for treatment.

QUALIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS

Commission on Cancer Oncology Medical Home
ASCO QOPI
ACR accreditation for all Diagnostics
ACR accreditation for Radiology
CEO Cancer Gold Standard-accredited employer

INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACY SERVICES STAFF W/ BRIEF BIO:

A Pharmacist, a Certified Pharmacy Technician and a Dispensing Nurse Navigator staff and operate The Patient Rx Center. We provide oral chemotherapy, adjunctive medications as well as over-the-counter products that offer optimal patient care. Our staff advocates for the patient by providing copay assistance as well as over-seeing medication adherence and tolerance. The ability to provide continuity of care in the same facility allows for improved patient care and therefore outcomes.

DISPENSING TYPE

Physician Dispensary

SERVICES PROVIDED 

Medical Oncology
Radiation Oncology
Infusion Pharmacy
Dispensing Center
Hematology
Clinical Trials
Social Work
Cancer rehabilitation
Physical Therapy
Nutrition Counseling
Diagnostic Imaging
Holistic Treatments

WHY DID  YOU JOIN NCODA?

NCODA provides leadership, expertise and sharing of best practices for community oncology physician dispensing practices. By delivering oncology medications directly as part of the practice, we can address the need as a cancer patient advocate and contribute to more positive outcomes. We believe NCODA will help us achieve that goal.

HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE MORE INVOLVED WITH NCODA?

There is a constant need for raising awareness of the benefits that community oncology can provide to oncology stakeholders, such as payers. Remaining active in promoting the organizations’ mission around the country as well as recruiting other institutions to join NCODA is a continuous pursuit of ours.

WHAT ARE SOME CHALLENGES YOU FACE NOW OR WILL FACE IN THE FUTURE OF ONCOLOGY?

The largest challenge the field of Oncology inherently holds is the need for providers to adapt to a dynamic field. As cancer treatments continue to evolve, it is important to remain current with treatment regimens through steady contact with Oncologists. The challenge of sustaining in-office continuity of care that is driven by patient outcomes will continue to persist in the future.

Janelle

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