Encouraging Collaboration and Sharing Lessons Learned
The University of Michigan School of Nursing serves as the National Program Office (NPO) for the Alliance. The NPO supports the program efforts and encourages collaboration among the program partners and community-based organizations to share best practices and lessons learned. The NPO also leads efforts to disseminate information from the Alliance to policymakers and other key stakeholders.
Program Profile Video
It Takes a Village to Deliver High Quality Cancer CareThe Alliance to Advance Patient-Centered Cancer Care aims to increase access to care and reduce disparities by bringing together grantee sites and community partners from all over the country. By working together as a collaborative, Alliance sites are implementing targeted programs and measuring their impact, informing the conversation around patient-centered cancer care in the process. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/33R8uhM
Findings from the Evaluation Team
The NPO includes a multi-disciplinary team of qualitative and quantitative researchers, who are tasked with assessing the effectiveness of Alliance programs. Through these efforts, the Alliance identifies and promotes best practices that can enhance the delivery of cancer care.
Preliminary findings can be reviewed below, with more information available on our publications page.
Preliminary Evaluation of a Multi-Site InterventionPreliminary Evaluation of a Multi-site, Patient-Centered Cancer Care Intervention: The Alliance to Advance Patient-Centered Cancer Care
Chelsea Andrews, MPH; Sara Turner, MS; Martha Quinn, MPH; Robert Ploutz-Snyder, PhD, PStat; Bidisha Ghosh, MS; Bingxin Chen, MA; Debra Barton, PhD, FAAN, RN; Christopher Friese, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN
Presented by Chelsea Andrews, MPH
Elizabeth Tone Hosmer Professor of Nursing, Health Management & Policy
Director, Center for Improving Patient and Population Health, University of Michigan School of Nursing
Associate Director for Cancer Control and Population Sciences, University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center
Associate Dean for Research and Rackham Graduate Programs
Mary Lou Willard French Professor of Nursing
University of Michigan School of Nursing