Outstanding Achievement Award

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April 12, 2008

In 2005 and 2008, Cancer CaroMont Cancer Center was awarded the American College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer’s Outstanding Achievement Award.

Established in 2004, the CoC Outstanding Achievement Award (OAA) is designed to recognize cancer programs that strive for excellence in providing quality care to cancer patients. The award is granted to facilities that demonstrate a Commendation level of compliance with seven standards that represent six areas of cancer program activity: cancer committee leadership, cancer data management, clinical management, research, community outreach, and quality improvement. The level of compliance with the seven standards is determined during an on-site evaluation by a physician surveyor. In addition, facilities must receive a compliance rating for the remaining 29 cancer program standards which the CaroMont program has achieved.

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