Crystal J Saavedra

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Changing healthcare policy will undoubtedly affect the healthcare environment in which providers function. The current Fee for Service reimbursement model will be replaced by Value-Based Purchasing, where higher quality and more efficient care will be emphasized. Because of this, large healthcare organizations and individual providers must adapt to(More)
43 Background: Onc pts are at increased risk of vaccine (vac)-preventable diseases and suffer worse sequelae. Regulatory requirements demand imm of patients and HCP. There is a large practice gap among clinicians in awareness of imm guidelines, of pt imm status, and of the high risk of transmission from HCP to immunocompromised pt. METHODS From May 2012(More)
215 Background: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a leading cause of morbidity/mortality in cancer pts. VTE is increasing and is the second cause of death in cancer pts, behind only cancer itself. In 2010 of the 186 unique hospitalized cancer pts at our institution with VTE, 25% were medical and 75% surgical. Gaps in clinician knowledge/practice of VTE(More)
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