Commission on Cancer
CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi's Cancer Program is region's only nationally accredited Cancer Program. The Cancer Program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and received the highest approval rating (Commendation). Our Commission on Cancer accreditation demonstrates the ultimate commitment to our patients, providers, payors, and policy makers.
Accreditation provides value through improved patient outcomes across all domains of care:
- Access and services
- Satisfaction and well-being
- Quality of care
- Cancer Outcomes
The Commission on Cancer’s rigorous standards ensure that more than 70 percent of patients with cancer in the U.S. receive patient-centered care from Commission on Cancer-accredited cancer programs.
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The Commission on Cancer challenges cancer programs to enhance the care they provide by addressing patient-centered needs and measuring the quality of the care they deliver against national standards.
Stephen B. Edge, MD, FACS
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Buffalo, New York
2017 marks CHRISTUS Spohn Cancer Center’s 53 years of providing Coastal Bend residents with a Commission on Cancer approved cancer program.
Source: Commission on Cancer’s www.facs.org/cancer