Clarifying the Role of Oncology Nurse Navigators

Tricia Strusowski has spent most of her career working as a navigator in the community oncology setting to ensure that patients receive appropriate care, at the right time, and at the right place. Currently, she works with Oncology Solutions, a consulting firm, working to improve and implement nurse navigation programs at treatment centers across the country.

This week at the 2017 annual CANCERSCAPE meeting of the Association of Community Cancer Centers, Strusowski, MS, RN, sat down with OncLive® to discuss the role of oncology nurse navigators, the important differences these professionals can make, and how their responsibilities tie seamlessly into the value-based care at the heart of CMS’s Oncology Care Model (OCM).

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