Partnering With You to Provide Your Patients With Second Opinions
for your patients newly diagnosed with cancer is important to you - and to us.
That's why the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Wake Forest Baptist Medical
Center is launching a Second Opinion program for patients with cancer.
For more information or to refer a patient for a Second Opinion at the Comprehensive Cancer Center, please call 336-713-5533.
of the Second Opinion Program Include:
initial access time for
cancer specialists who
work together as a team to recommend and provide a personalized care management
plan for your patient. This plan will be delivered to you within seven days for
review with your patient.
special Second Opinion care team to
make the process easier for you and your patients. This team includes a
clinical navigator, care navigator and medical records specialist.
resources of a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center that can give
you the most up-to-date cancer research findings and clinical trials to offer
many cases, getting a Second Opinion at Wake Forest Baptist Health will save
your patients travel time versus going to other academic medical centers and
cancer centers in the state.
How Can Your Special Second Opinion Care Team Help You and Your Patients?
centralized point of contact will usually be a nurse practitioner. This
clinical navigator will:
the initial intake with your patient
a full work up plan
a medical records review
the Second Opinion physician appointment
you updated throughout the Second Opinion process
Your patient's main contact - the care navigator - will:
your patient's point of contact when your patient is not at Wake Forest Baptist
needed, help patients with non-medical needs such as travel arrangements
records will be delivered by a medical records specialist. This designated specialist will:
track the coordination of all external records for your patient