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November

University of Illinois Cancer Center

MISSION STATEMENT/PHILOPSOPHY:

In collaboration with our academic partners, our mission is to advance healthcare to improve the health of our patients and communities, promote health equity and develop the next generations of healthcare leaders.

LOCATION(S):

Chicago’s west side

PRACTICE DETAILS:

465 bed Hospital, 7 Health Science Colleges

Heme/Onc

19 chair outpatient infusion center, 13 attendings, 4 APRNs,  9 Oncology PharmDs, 1 PGY2 Oncology Resident, 1 PGY1 Specialty Resident

QUALIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS:

Specialty Pharmacy is URAC and ACHC accredited.

INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACY SERVICES STAFF W/BRIEF BIO:

DISPENSING TYPE:

Health system based Specialty Pharmacy and Clinic imbedded Oncology Pharmacy.

SERVICES PROVIDED:

BMT, RT, Infusion

WHY DID YOU JOIN NCODA? 

More than any other organization, NCODA is focused on the challenges faced by health care professionals who manage patients on oral anticancer agents.

HOW DID YOU BECOME A MEMBER?

I applied for membership via the NCODA website.

HOW DID YOU HEAR ABOUT US?

I was referred by a colleague, Latha Radhakrishnan.

HOW CAN NCODA HELP YOU?

NCODA can continue to help me by sharing best practices from it’s membership.

HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE MORE INVOLVED WITH NCODA?

Promoting OCE and TSK and any other valuable initiative put forward by NCODA.

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

Financial toxicity is one of the biggest challenges my patients and my practice have to contend with.

 

Victoria

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