Equicare Health announces a partnership with e+CancerCare

Equicare to provide integrated software that enables e+ to deliver coordinated Navigation, Survivorship & Patient Portal Services to their centers

Vancouver, BC – August 11 , 2014Equicare Health, a leading provider of care coordination software, is pleased to announce a partnership with e+CancerCare. Headquartered in Nashville, TN, e+ is one of the leading operators of outpatient cancer care centers, offering a variety of cancer imaging, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy services in their 23 sites including Rocky Mountain Oncology Center in Wyoming, OncoLogics in Louisiana, Community Cancer Center of North Florida, Laurel Cancer Care in Mississippi, South Georgia Center for Cancer Care and PET Imaging centers in Texas, Oklahoma and Colorado.  Through the partnership, Equicare will integrate the EQUICARE CS™ software suite into the entire e+ network, enabling the centers to provide navigation, survivorship and patient portal services.

“We’re very excited to introduce Equicare’s software to the e+ network,” states e+ Chief Information Officer, Darin Mayer.  “It’s important that all of our patients receive timely and accurate coordinated care through treatment and survivorship, while minimizing administrative costs through the use of Equicare CS. We’re pleased to announce that Equicare will be delivered through interfaces with our existing Oncology Information System, enabling us to provide best in class, cost-effective treatment to every patient.”

Equicare’s President & CEO, Len Grenier adds, “e+ is one of the nation’s leading oncology networks, and we’re delighted to announce a partnership through which we can provide survivorship care to a large, geographically diverse patient population.  The e+ model of care provides highest quality services to patients right in the communities in which they live, reducing barriers to care.  Our integrated approach to cancer services will ensure e+ can continue to delivering this care as they grow into new regions. We look forward to working together.”

e+ anticipates making these services available beginning October 1st, 2014. Planned services include:

  • Delivery of patient specific survivorship care plans that include a treatment summary and follow-up plan
  • An up to date library of oncology specific education material
  • An online patient portal that enables patients to view appointment schedules, securely message their care team, view treatment history & more
  • Patient navigation services, which ensure patients understand their treatment path
  • Online patient surveys to monitor and assess a variety of patient reported outcomes including distress, and satisfaction with care

About e+CancerCare

Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, e+CancerCare is one of the leading operators of outpatient cancer care centers in the nation. Their focus includes building a best-in-class network of comprehensive cancer care facilities through partner acquisition, service-line conversion, and de novo development. In collaboration with hospitals and physicians, e+CancerCare operates multiple cancer care facilities across the country — offering a variety of cancer imaging, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy services. Future plans call for the development of additional comprehensive care centers that combine cancer imaging, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and support services, all under one roof.  For more information, please visit www.epluscancercare.com