William R. Bliss Cancer Center Implements Nursenav

March 30, 2015 — Press Release

From the moment you enter the William R. Bliss Cancer Center, you are touched by a dedicated, compassionate team of care providers. At the center of this team is the Oncology Nurse Navigator, a highly trained oncology nurse who acts as your personal guide through your individual cancer experience.  In its continued commitment to the vital role the Nurse Navigator fulfills within the cancer care continuum, the William R. Bliss Cancer Center recently implemented Nursenav Oncology patient navigation software within its facility.

Director of Oncology Services, Sara Heikens, RN, MSN, OCN, shared, “We are pleased to strengthen the oncology patient navigation services we provide at the William R. Bliss Cancer Center by launching Nursenav Oncology. Patient navigation is vital to providing our patients with compassionate and meaningful care during a difficult time in their lives. By choosing Nursenav Oncology as our partner in patient navigation, our team now has an invaluable tool to enrich patient centered care delivery from screening through treatment and into survivorship.”

Nursenav Oncology software empowers the entire navigation team to effectively track patients from the moment of initial risk screening through survivorship. With Nursenav Oncology, a patient navigation program is able to enrich the patient experience before, during and after treatment by providing high-risk screening care plans, comprehensive patient navigation summaries and robust Survivorship Care Plans in a format easily understood by the patient.

About William R. Bliss Cancer Center at Mary Greeley Medical Center:

The William R. Bliss Cancer Center, a service of Mary Greeley Medical Center and McFarland Clinic in Ames, is accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons as offering the very best in cancer care. The William R. Bliss Cancer Center at Mary Greeley Medical Center offers multi-disciplinary, integrated and comprehensive oncology services using innovative, high-tech diagnostics and treatments. For more information, visit www.mgmc.org/services/cancer.

About Mary Greeley Medical Center:

Mary Greeley Medical Center is a 220-bed hospital based in in Ames, Iowa. It serves patients in a 13-county region of central Iowa, providing high quality, cost effective health care services that advance the health of central Iowans through specialized care and personal touch. For additional information, please visit www.mgmc.org.

About Nursenav Oncology:

Nursenav Oncology is a cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) HIPAA compliant application designed specifically for oncology Patient Navigation programs. Nursenav Oncology provides a streamlined navigation workflow across all disease types creating meaningful, consistent documentation for improved communication across the continuum of care. Nursenav Oncology organizes the navigator’s workflow and schedule, while ensuring that all patients receive a consistent and measurable standard of care.  For more information about Nursenav Oncology, visit www.nursenav.com or contact Mindy Wilson at (843) 207-7004.