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Case Study: Newton-Wellesley Hospital Advances Comprehensive Approach to Breast Care

Just outside Boston, a city renowned for its hospitals and advancements in healthcare, suburban Newton-Wellesley Hospital (NWH) has distinguished itself as an innovative, leading-edge provider of comprehensive breast care. “We’re moving into a new reality for healthcare,” said Dr. Alan Semine, director of Newton-Wellesley Hospital’s Auerbach Breast Center and Manton Breast Imaging Center ... Read More


WHITEPAPER: Cancer Risk Assessments: Creating Clarity for Clinicians and Patients

Breast cancer is among the leading causes of cancer illness and mortality in the United States. As a result, the disease has been the focus of significant research and attention, leading to groundbreaking medical advancements and increased prevention and awareness. Yet, despite the progress, there remains substantial debate and confusion around how and when to screen women for breast cancer ... Read More


Whitepaper: The Role of Breast Density in Cancer Risk Assessment

Breast density is an important variable in the breast cancer risk equation. A substantial body of literature has linked high mammographic breast density to an increased risk of developing breast cancer. Although the precise mechanism explaining this relationship is not well established, the data are strong enough to support the integration of breast density into the breast cancer screening paradigm ... Read More


Whitepaper: Leveraging Breast Cancer Risk Assessment to Differentiate Breast Imaging Centers and Improve Patient Outcomes

The most effective breast cancer screening and prevention efforts identify cancers at an earlier, more treatable stage. Breast cancer risk assessment can play an important part in a well-designed screening program. Given the current constraints on primary care capacity, many critical health risk assessments can prudently be shifted to other settings in order to improve accessibility.  ... Read More


Whitepaper: Integration of CRA Health Risk engine with epic's electronic health record software

Clinicians can use functionality in Epic to collect family history and other risk factors for breast cancer as structured data. With CRA Health integration into the Epic EHR, this structured data is sent to CRA Health Risk Engine where up-to-date versions of all major models are run for all patients ... Read More

 


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