Improving Pediatric Cancer Survivorship Care Through SurvivorLink (Text Version)

Slide presentation from the AHRQ 2011 conference.

On September 19, 2011, Ann Mertens made this presentation at the 2011 Annual Conference. Select to access the PowerPoint® presentation (800 KB). Plugin Software Help.


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Improving Pediatric Cancer Survivorship Care Through SurvivorLink

Improving Pediatric Cancer Survivorship Care Through SurvivorLink

Ann Mertens, PhD
Paula Edwards, PhD

Emory University School of Medicine

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Research Initiative: SurvivorLink

Research Initiative: SurvivorLink

  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) grant.
  • SurvivorLink—an IT system designed to support pediatric cancer survivor care in the state of Georgia.
  • Population-based initiative to provide foundation for longitudinal, innovative research.
  • www.cancersurvivorlink.org .

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SurvivorLink

SurvivorLink

  • Research Goals:
    • Increase number of patients receiving recommended late effects screening.
    • Improve knowledge of survivor care issues.
    • Improve patient satisfaction with care.
  • Provide educational material:
    • Health care providers.
    • Patients/families.

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Screen Shot of the SurvivorLink Web site Link to Care After Cancer page

Image: A screen shot of the SurvivorLink Web site Link to Care After Cancer Getting Started page is shown.

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Screen Shot of the SurvivorLink Web site Link to Care After Cancer Health Record page

Image: A screen shot of the SurvivorLink Web site Link to Care After Cancer Health Record page is shown.

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Screen Shot of the SurvivorLink Web site Link to Care After Cancer Health Record page

Image: A screen shot of the SurvivorLink Web site Link to Care After Cancer Health Record page is shown.

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Screen Shot of the SurvivorLink Web site Link to Care After Cancer Surveillance Plan page

Image: A screen shot of the SurvivorLink Web site Link to Care After Cancer Surveillance Plan page is shown.

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Screen Shot of the SurvivorLink Web site Link to Care After Cancer Patient Security page

Image: A screen shot of the SurvivorLink Web site Link to Care After Cancer Patient Security page is shown.

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Next Steps for SurvivorLink

Next Steps for SurvivorLink

  • Evaluate the utilization and usability of SurvivorLink to facilitate transfer of medical information through critical transitions of care.
  • Revise to improve utility and usability of the Web site.
  • Expand utilization to all Georgia pediatric cancer survivors.
Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: Improving Pediatric Cancer Survivorship Care Through SurvivorLink (Text Version). March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/conference/2011/mertens/index.html