SOURCE: HCPro

HCPro

October 10, 2012 16:11 ET

Baylor Health Care System and HealthLeaders Media to Host Forum on How to Build Successful Cancer Care Program

Live Event to Take Place in Dallas on November 6th Also Available for Online Participation via Web Simulcast

DANVERS, MA--(Marketwire - Oct 10, 2012) - HealthLeaders Media, a division of HCPro, Inc., today announced they will join forces with Baylor Health Care System to host a unique live event on November 6, 2012, to provide healthcare executives with insights for how to develop an excellent cancer service line.

The event, "Cancer Service Line Leadership: Baylor Health Care System," will be held at Baylor Health Care System in Dallas, and the event can also be attended virtually from anywhere in the world by logging onto a live simulcast on the Internet.

The rate to participate in the program is $399 for individual attendees. For more information about the event or to register, please go to http://www.hcmarketplace.com/ev-10641/Cancer-Service-Line-Leadership-Baylor-Health-Care-Dallas-TX.html.

"Hospitals need the clinical expertise to tailor treatment for the best possible outcomes, access to the latest clinical trials and experienced navigators to help guide each patient through the treatment process so that every patient has their best chance for a cure," said Jim Molpus, strategic relationships director at HealthLeaders Media and event moderator. "Baylor Health Care System has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in recent years to develop its successful cancer service line by combining the best aspects of academic and private-practice cancer care models to serve patients better."

The Dallas event is part of a series of HealthLeaders Media Rounds focused on various topics of concern to hospitals and health systems nationwide. Live and virtual attendees will also receive free copies of a recently completed white paper, which can also be downloaded at http://www.pages05.net/hcpro/Nov6Rounds/.

The speakers include: John McWhorter, President of Baylor University Medical Center and Senior Vice President of Baylor Health Care System; Alan Miller, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Medical Director of Oncology at Baylor Health Care System and Medical Director of Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center; Daniel D. Von Hoff, M.D., Physician-in-Chief and Director of Translational Research at TGen (Translational Genomics Research Institute) in Phoenix; Cynthia Robinson, R.N. MBA, Manager of Patient Navigation Program at Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center; and Steven Paulson, M.D., Chairman and President of Texas Oncology.

HealthLeaders Media Rounds provide healthcare leaders with access to in-depth insights, analysis and recommendations on specific challenges facing the industry. Using a case study format, Rounds events feature an array of leaders from host facilities who collectively share insights on how they have accomplished a particular initiative. This wide-angle view provides healthcare leaders with the ability to incorporate real-world solutions learned from the event into their own systems.

HealthLeaders Media
HealthLeaders Media, a division of HCPro, Inc., is a leading multi-platform media company dedicated to meeting the business information needs of healthcare executives and professionals. As an integrated media company, HealthLeaders Media includes HealthLeaders magazine, HealthLeadersMedia.com, the HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Unit, HealthLeaders Media Rounds events, HealthLeaders Media Breakthroughs reports, and California HealthFax. All these platforms may be found online at www.healthleadersmedia.com.

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