Patient Centered Care

Our focus is always on the patient.

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Educating and Empowering Patients

Our driving concept for care delivery is simple, we treat patients with cancer. Our focus is always on the patient – who is always more than the disease. We focus on the needs of the patient in designing the plan of care to fit the needs of the individual.
 Patient-centered oncology systems function to foster healing relationships, exchange information, respond to patient and family emotions, manage uncertainty, help make decisions, and enable patient self-management.

A systematic study and review by the Association of Community Cancer Centers for its Achieving Excellence in Patient-Centered Care initiative identified six overarching elements of patient-centric care:

 Communication, education, and shared knowledge; involvement of family and friends, Coordination, collaboration, and team care; sensitivity to non-medical and spiritual dimensions; respect for patient needs and preferences; and free flow and accessibility of information. Verdi is dedicated to patient-centered care, and is adopting the patient centered medical home to make it a system inside our organization.

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