RCCA and Osler Health to Provide Cancer Care using Integrated Physician Teams

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HACKENSACK, N.J., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Cancer patients have good reason to be more optimistic about the quality and effectiveness of their care in the near future.

Regional Cancer Care Associates LLC, or RCCA, New Jersey’s largest cancer care physician’s group and Osler Health IPA, a next-generation patient centered physician network, which is one of New Jersey’s largest, will work quickly to employ their respective common clinical platforms and care analytics to elevate cancer treatment to levels of quality and effectiveness that have not been possible without their technologically enabled collaboration.

Both RCCA and Osler are owned and managed solely by their participating physicians as patient centered medical practices and require hospitals to meet high quality and service standards and to provide patient care under their physicians’ direction.

“RCCA is excited to enter into a partnership to deliver integrated, value based, high quality healthcare with Osler Health across our 25 cancer care delivery facilities located throughout New Jersey. RCCA using COTA, a cancer care analytics company, along with Osler Health’s proprietary information technology system will share data between physicians to enhance care outcomes and reduce the total cost of care,” said Andrew Pecora, M.D., President of RCCA.

“We at Osler Health view our partnership with RCCA as the promise of a new standard and means of coordinated cancer care delivery that represents a major step forward for the health and financial benefit of our patients,” said Thomas S. Bellavia, M.D., Osler Health IPA’s president and CEO. 

“Our proprietary technology and techniques are specifically designed to enable and keep people well as fully integrated care teams,” Bellavia continued.

About RCCA
Regional Cancer Care Associates LLC (RCCA), with 25 locations, More than 100 Oncologists and 32 Advanced Practice Nurses to treat every type of cancer serves cancer patients in every region of New Jersey as one of the largest oncology physician networks in the United States. RCCA is transforming oncology care by ensuring that cancer patients have access to the highest quality, cutting edge treatments in a compassionate setting.

About Osler Health IPA
Osler Health IPA, LLC, has grown to over 200 primary care providers and specialists in its first six months and is already one of the largest physician networks in New Jersey. A generation ahead as a clinically integrated physician network consisting of disease stratified team care organized around primary care physician led “Medical Neighborhoods.” Osler continues to grow rapidly in the Northeast and is uniquely enabled to provide superior care, clinical outcomes and services enabled by its proprietary MDclick™ common population health management, disease severity stratification and analytics platform. For more information, please visit www.oslernetwork.com. 

Contacts
For RCCA
Mary Lou Salvemini
msalvemini@regionalcancercare.org
(201) 510-0922

For Osler Health
James Doulgeris
jdoulgeris@oslernetwork.com 
727-512-3138

SOURCE Regional Cancer Care Associates, LLC (RCCA)