The Commission on Cancer (CoC) Announces 16 Outstanding Achievement Award Recipients


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On June 14, 2018, the Commission on Cancer released the names of sixteen (16) hospitals who had been awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award during the July 1 to December 31, 2017 cancer program survey cycle.

As described by the Commission on Cancer:

The CoC’s Outstanding Achievement Award is designed to recognize cancer programs that strive for excellence in providing quality care to cancer patients. Programs are evaluated on 34 cancer program standards categorized within one of four cancer program activity areas: cancer committee leadership, cancer data management, clinical services, and quality improvement. Programs are further evaluated on seven commendation standards. Award recipients must have received commendation ratings in all seven commendation standards, in addition to receiving a compliance rating for each of the 27 remaining cancer program standards.”

Congratulations to the following Outstanding Achievement Award recipients:


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles


Saint Joseph Hospital SCL Health, Denver


The Queen’s Medical Center, Honolulu


Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington


Flaget Memorial Hospital, Bardstown


Touro Infirmary, New Orleans

New York:

Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, West Islip

Saint John’s Riverside Hospital, Yonkers

North Carolina:

CaroMont Regional Medical Center, Gastonia


Summa Health System, Akron

Mercy Medical Center, Canton


Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia


Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas


Valley Medical Center, Renton


Saint Joseph’s Hospital, West Bend

For more information on the Commission on Cancer program standards click here, and to learn more about the Outstanding Achievement Award, click here.  

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