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November

Intermountain Healthcare

MISSION STATEMENT/PHILOSOPHY:

Our Mission

Helping people live the healthiest lives possible®

Our Vision

Be a model health system by providing extraordinary care and superior service at an affordable cost.

LOCATION(S):

MEDICAL ONCOLOGY Offices

3131 La Canada Street, Ste 140

Las Vegas, NV 89169

(702) 735-7154

(702) 735-7153 Fax

 

2650  Tenaya Way, Ste 201

Las Vegas, NV 89128

(702) 735-7154

(702) 869-8103 Fax

 

8285 W. Arby Avenue, Ste 100B

Las Vegas, NV 89113

(702) 735-7154

(702) 405-1860 Fax

RADIATION ONCOLOGY

 

6160 S Fort Apache Rd

Las Vegas, NV 89148

(702) 730-5480

(702) 730-5495 Fax

 

PRACTICE DETAILS (how many providers, how many employees, etc):

3 Medical Oncology Clinics

8 Hem/Oncs with 4 Advanced Practitioner Providers;

1 Radiation Oncology Clinic

1 Rad Onc, 1 Rad Onc Nurse Practitioner

75-80  employees

INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACY SERVICES STAFF W/ BRIEF BIO:

2  Medically Integrated Dispensaries

2 Dispensing Technicians

RN Navigator

Financial Counselor

*The only Celgene REMS certified MID in the State of Nevada

DISPENSING TYPE (RETAIL VS DISPENSARY):  MID

SERVICES PROVIDED (BONE MARROW, RADIATION, CHEMO):

Radiation Oncology

Medical Oncology

Clinical Hematology

Chemotherapy

Immunotherapy

On-site Laboratory Services

On-site PET/ CT scanning

Physician Dispensing Pharmacy Services

WHY DID  YOU JOIN NCODA?

We needed guidance from a group of experts from the Pharmacy world  to optimize our MID program in physician office setting. The NCODA intuitive tools and oncology specific drug educational resources has made our caregivers’ daily work easier which are then passed along to our patients ensuring they are getting highest level of quality care.

HOW DID YOU BECOME A MEMBER?

Back in 2015, I attended an educational presentation on “Promoting Patient Adherence to Oral Chemotherapy” presented by Mike Reff here in Las Vegas. He showed real life scenarios and pointed out the ongoing challenges in managing Oral treatment for Cancer in a physician office setting.  He invited us to join NCODA and explained the services provided. It was a unique offering as Oral Oncolytics has started gaining traction in the industry. I took the invitation from Mike Reff to sign me up and became a member.

HOW DID YOU HEAR ABOUT US?

Through an invitation from the founder, Mike Reff.

HOW CAN NCODA HELP YOU?

  • Continue to have a robust accessible Oncology specific drug educational resource to provide effective patient education ensuring they are getting highest level of quality care
  • Continued support in networking opportunities to share best practices and learn from each other

HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE MORE INVOLVED WITH NCODA?

Will continue to assist in promoting the program as I have in the past. I actively attend GPO conferences, was able to network with other practices, I spread the word as to how NCODA has been there to help with Oncology resources for the practice and the patients. About 4 practices from our GPO joined NCODA and found it very helpful to be part of the association.

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

EHR integration. There is still not a perfect EHR that could integrate with different systems in the local network. We belong to a huge multi-specialty group taking care of same group of patients in value based model. Other specialties are still operating under different EHR, PMS. Collecting data becomes a challenge when you are having to pull from different resources to come up with a true meaningful analytic report

 Financial toxicity. Majority of the new drugs in the market are very costly. For our geriatric population who only have government backed insurance, they cannot take advantage of the manufacturer copay programs and are faced with very high financial burden when the Foundation assistance fund is exhausted.

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