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Quality Measures

   

Adventist Cancer Institute is dedicated to providing you the highest quality care. Explore the information below for a closer look at how we compare to national averages.

The following three quality-focused measures have been endorsed by the National Quality Forum (NQF). We submit specific data from Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital to the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) in order to compare our compliance rate against these state and national rates of accountability or quality improvement measures. These measures not only emphasize the quality of patient care, but also the importance of accurate and complete documentation.

Indicator: Radiation Therapy Is administered within 1 year of diagnosis for women under age 70 receiving breast conserving surgery for breast cancer.


Indicator: Combination chemotherapy is considered or administered within 4 months of diagnosis for women under 70 with AJCC T1cN0M0; Stage II or Stage III ERA and PRA negative breast cancer.



Indicator: Hormone therapy is considered or administered within 1 year of diagnosis for women with AJCC T1cN0M0 or Stage II or Stage III ER and/or PR positive breast cancer.


Colon and Rectal Cancers

The following two quality-focused measures have been endorsed by the National Qualtiy Forum (NQF). With submission of specific data from Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital to the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB), we are able to compare our compliance rate of these accountability or quality improvement measures against state and national rates. These measures not only emphasize the quality of patient care, but also the importance of accurate and complete documentation.

Indicator: Adjuvant chemotherapy is considered or administered within 4 months of diagnosis for patients under the age of 80 with AJCC Stage III colon cancer.

Indicator: Radiation Therapy is Administered within 6 Months for Stage IIII Receiving Surgical Resection for Colon Cancer.

 

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