CHI Memorial Lung Cancer Program Designated Center Of Excellence

Thursday, December 19, 2019
Pictured: (back, l-r) Dr. Taylor Rowlett, chief of radiology; Deb Moore, vice president, oncology services; Dr. Davey Daniel, medical oncologist, Dr. Rob Headrick, chief of thoracic surgery;
(front, l-r) Dr. Krish Bhadra, interventional pulmonologist; Betsy Quinn, RN navigator; Andrea Martin, Breathe.Easy. lung screening program coordinator; Dr. Taylor Whaley, chief of cancer services
Pictured: (back, l-r) Dr. Taylor Rowlett, chief of radiology; Deb Moore, vice president, oncology services; Dr. Davey Daniel, medical oncologist, Dr. Rob Headrick, chief of thoracic surgery; (front, l-r) Dr. Krish Bhadra, interventional pulmonologist; Betsy Quinn, RN navigator; Andrea Martin, Breathe.Easy. lung screening program coordinator; Dr. Taylor Whaley, chief of cancer services

CommonSpirit Health designated CHI Memorial Rees Skillern Cancer Institute's lung cancer program the first lung Center of Excellence within the health system.

This three-year lung accreditation program was designed to provide the roadmap for creating high quality, comprehensive lung programs and contains 26 standards to meet for accreditation.


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