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Continuing Media Coverage of Temple Health Earning 2024 Clinical Care Innovation Grant from Independence Blue Cross

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Temple Health has earned a 2024 Clinical Care Innovation Grant from Independence Blue Cross. The primary objective of “Advancing Equity and Access to Oncologic Care: Temple Health’s Trauma-Informed Oncology Evaluation Clinic (MVP-CAN),” is to enhance access to equitable cancer care for residents of North Philadelphia. The program places a strong emphasis on addressing social determinants of health and introduces a high-touch, trauma-informed approach to expedite the evaluation of abnormal testing for early cancer diagnosis. The program is spearheaded by:

  • Claire Raab, MD, President and CEO, Temple Faculty Physicians
  • Rachel Rubin, MD, Chief of the Section of Hospital Medicine, Temple University Hospital
  • Dharmini Shah Pandya, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
  • Edward Drayton, Supervisor for Community Health Workers, Temple University Hospital-Main Campus and TUH-Episcopal Campus

Technical.ly and PhillyVoice highlighted the news.