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Hospital Tumor Board

Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center

 

2004 Management Action Plan

 

 

Objectives

Activities

Standards and Targets

To formulate integrated, coordinated, and comprehensive hospital-wide policies on the management of patients with cancer in the hospital.

 

Focus for 2004: Standardized cancer patient management with clinical practice guidelines

Written guidelines:

1.      Unified concept on cancer cause, prevention, cure, and palliation

2.      Standardized cancer patient management process

3.      Cancer palliation program

4.      Cancer pain control program

Integrated, coordinated, and comprehensive hospital-wide

Continually updated and applied in patient management

 

 

To monitor and continually improve the quality of care to patients with cancers.

Monitor and maintain morbidity and mortality rates and complaints of patients within acceptable rates

Conduct cancer registry reporting twice a year

Nonhospice cases:

Acceptable mortality/morbidity rates (<5%)

Acceptable no. of complaints (<5 / year)

To conduct educational and training programs for concerned staff so as to facilitate implementation of hospital policies on management of cancer patients.

Conduct hospital tumor board meeting once every 2 months for educational and training purpose

Structured

Geared towards goal and objectives

To promote research on oncology that will continually improve the quality of care for cancer patients.

Conduct cancer research one per department or at least 4 in a year

Number (4 a year)

Useful enough to be integrated into policies and procedures