Evolving cancer center design solutions for patients and providers
A cancer diagnosis is devastating news for a patient and their family to hear from their doctor. It is an especially difficult task for the physician, as well — one that no doubt contributes to increased stress and anxiety.
A 2019 survey conducted by the Association of Community Cancer Centers revealed that almost 52% of oncology care teams – from the front office staff, nurse navigators, physicians and physician assistants, to the clinicians, to those who work behind the scenes- reported having significant stress and feelings of “professional burnout”.
There has been a seismic paradigm shift in cancer care. Cancer treatment that once was standardized and focused on treating the disease has become individualized and patient-centric.
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