Oncology Associates at Mercy recognized for quality cancer care
Oncology Associates at Mercy has been recognized by the Quality Oncology
Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American
Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). This program provides a three-year
certification for outpatient hematology-oncology practices that meet standards
for quality cancer care.
Oncology Associates participated in a rigorous certification process that
includes an evaluation of the practice and its documentation standards. This
program certifies that the practice meets core standards in all areas of
- treatment planning
- staff training and education
- chemotherapy orders and drug preparation
- patient consent and education
- safe chemotherapy administration
- monitoring and assessment of patient well-being
Oncology Associates has been participating in QOPI for more than seven years.
Oncology Associates prides itself on providing the highest quality patient
care. This certification reinforces that excellent cancer care is consistently
offered close to home, at the Hall-Perrine Cancer Center.