New cancer center will provide advanced, comprehensive and convenient care for patients in Vidalia.
Vidalia, Ga., May 4, 2022 – Low Country Cancer Care (LCCC), a leading community oncology and hematology practice, is pleased to announce the opening of its new cancer care facility on the Memorial Health Meadows Hospital campus to enhance services and provide improved conveniences for patients in Vidalia and surrounding communities.
LCCC is a partner practice within the American Oncology Network, LLC (AON), a high-growth medical oncology provider with a focus on supporting the long-term viability of cancer treatment in community-based settings. With AON integration support and centralized ancillary services, LCCC will provide Vidalia patients expanded access to advanced medical oncology and hematology care.
The new cancer center is located at the Tommy & Shirley Strickland Cancer Center at 1 Meadows Parkway, Suite B and will include eight exam rooms and 13 chemotherapy chairs. The clinic will offer infusion therapy, including chemotherapy and immunotherapy, in-house laboratory performing all routine blood work on-site, in-house specialty pharmacy, care management support, and financial counseling. Medical oncologists Asit Jha, MD and Sreekanth Reddy, MD and Patricia Williams, APRN will be practicing at this new site.
“The Tommy and Shirley Strickland Cancer Center is truly extraordinary. We are excited to open our new cancer clinic within the center and we thank the families and the community for their support throughout the years,” said Brad Prechtl, MBA, AON President & Chief Development Officer.
AON Chief Executive Officer Todd Schonherz stated, “Our physicians are committed to working in collaboration with the local team and physicians at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital. Our goal is to ensure patients continue to receive the same great care they are accustomed to receiving with advances in therapies, 24/7 pharmacy assistance and care management support.”
“The Memorial Health Meadows Hospital’s Tommy & Shirley Strickland Cancer Center is pleased to welcome the physicians and staff of Low County Cancer Care to our campus,” said Matt Hasbrouck, CEO. “This will give our patients convenient access to safe, high-quality medical oncology care.”
LCCC is committed to providing the community with the highest quality care that is based on research, evidence-based medicine and focused on the whole person. This new clinic is the seventh LCCC location. Cancer patients in Vidalia will now have access to a diverse range of services for diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, patient support and amenities under one roof, giving them unparalleled access to comprehensive, integrated cancer care, close to home.
About Low Country Cancer Care: (LCCCSav.com)
Low Country Cancer Care has seven locations, including an office in Savannah, Vidalia and Waycross and four satellite offices in Hinesville, Statesboro and Pooler, Georgia and Bluffton, South Carolina. The team includes six medical oncologists and six advanced practice providers who provide a comprehensive range of treatment for patients diagnosed with cancer and blood disorders.
About American Oncology Network, LLC: (AONcology.com)
American Oncology Network, LLC (AON) is an alliance of physicians and seasoned healthcare leaders partnering to ensure the long-term success of community oncology. Launched in 2018, the rapidly expanding AON network represents 107 physicians and 85 nurse practitioners and physician assistants practicing across 16 states. The executive management team of AON encompasses more than three decades of oncology practice management experience, enabling physicians to focus on what matters most – providing the highest quality care for patients.
The organization provides unique and comprehensive protocols for managing administrative procedures and enhancing ancillary services for its affiliates. AON is able to aggregate volume and attain economies of scale, as it guides its member physicians and practices through the transition to value-based reimbursement models that improve the patient experience and help to reduce the per-capita cost of cancer care.
AON also provides a unique model of physician led, community-based oncology management. With services such as a centralized specialty pharmacy, diagnostics, pathology, fully integrated electronic medical records, a care management team and a variety of financial assistance programs, an alliance with AON ensures that patients’ experiences will be at the very pinnacle of cancer care today.
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