By joining ICS, physicians from HHOA will have access to Level I Pathways, physician-led evidence-based treatment guidelines, as well as opportunities to collaborate with an expanded physician community, including network-wide physician committees and conferences, and The Oncology Portal, where approximately 1,000 physicians can share best practices and collaborate on complex cases.
Given the recent merger with HHOA, Illinois Cancer Specialists now serves the communities in and around the Chicago area with five locations including Hinsdale, Bolingbrook, Arlington Heights, Chicago and Niles.
The five on-staff physicians at HHOA have varying levels of computer knowledge and different degrees of IT savvy, but White says "they are all comfortable with the EMR.
For HHOA physicians, remote access provides several benefits.
From a process improvement perspective, HHOA has experienced several benefits.
According to White, patient confidence at HHOA has improved with the use of mobile computing systems.