Meditech announces new oncology management product
Medical Information Technology (Meditech) has announced the release of Oncology Management, a comprehensive system designed to help organizations manage the unique care requirements of oncology patients, who often require lengthy treatments and frequently move between inpatient and ambulatory facilities.

Through integration with the Meditech Health Care Information System (HCIS), organizations that use Oncology Management will benefit from streamlined workflow, improved patient safety, and a consistent and managed approach to oncology treatments for both ambulatory patients and inpatients alike, the company said.

Specific features of Oncology Management include patient scheduling, documentation, on-line management of treatment plans and orders, on-line TNM and Staging using the American Joint Committee on Cancer staging system, and chemotherapy and radiation ordering.