Southeast Nebraska Cancer Center provides comprehensive cancer care in Lincoln and the surrounding areas, combining advanced medical oncology, radiation oncology and pharmacy services.
Lead RPh or nurse for pharmacy services
- Julie Watson, Pharm D, Pharmacist in Charge
- Samantha Walz, CPhT, registered pharmacy technician
- Jennifer Bradley, registered pharmacy technician
- Main clinic location with Pharmacy: 201 S. 68 Street Place Suite 200, Lincoln, NE 68510 Phone: (402) 420-7000
- Pine Lake location with Radiation: 3901 Pine Lake Rd, Suite 111 Lincoln, NE 68516 Phone: (402) 481-6090
- 6 Medical oncologists
- 2 Radiation oncologists
- 4 Mid-levels (PA/APRN)
- 1 Genetic Counselor
- 1 Pharmacist
- 2 Pharmacy Technicians
- ACR accreditation for Radiology
Type of dispensing practice
April 1, 2010
- Medical oncology
- Radiation oncology
- PET/CT scans
- Bone Marrow Biopsies
- High complexity lab
- Genetic Counseling
NCODA allows collaboration with other community oncology practices with dispensing services for powerful synergistic effects of passion, determination, education and positive outcomes with providing our patients the best possible care while minimizing additional stressors on patients and caregivers throughout the treatment experience.
What challenges do you face in your practice?
Insurance dictating mail order pharmacy requirements
Process of using mail order pharmacies adds to overwhelming confusion/challenges of medication use
How can NCODA help?
Educate manufactures and PBMs of the mail order specialty pharmacy restriction challenges (disconnection of care, confusion, long phone call hold times, waiting for delivery, delayed starts, etc)
How did you become a member?
Learned of the organization and wanted to be a part of it immediately! Our passion to provide our patients with the best possible care is not limited to time spent in the clinic, but also the experiences at home. Contributing to the both patient and caregivers quality of life is priceless.
How do you want to become more involved with NCODA?
Combine our knowledge and experience with other clinics only provides more power to helping all cancer patients, who are already in a fight of a lifetime. Our patients are not alone, now our clinic is not alone in serving our patient’s prescription needs.
What opportunities and challenges do you see for the future of oncology?
The challenges we continue to face are patient education and adherence, as well as high cost of medications. The high touch approach with pharmacies located within community oncology clinics by establishing relationships only improves patient’s outcomes and life experiences. The sky is the limit with oncology! The advancements over the years are amazing, especially with targeted therapy