Medical Oncologist Asit Jha, MD Opens New Cancer Center in Waycross and Joins Low Country Cancer Care
Waycross, Ga., April 5, 2022 – Medical Oncologist Asit Jha, MD and Low Country Cancer Care (LCCC) an American Oncology Network, LLC (AON) partner, are pleased to announce the opening of their new cancer center location in Waycross, Ga., located at 1206 Alice Street. This new cancer center offers advanced, comprehensive care providing unsurpassed convenience for patients in Waycross and surrounding areas.
The Waycross facility will include a complete oncology suite with infusion services, including chemotherapy and immunotherapy, an in-house laboratory and specialty pharmacy. Patients will have access to care management support including nutrition guidance and financial counseling.
“This clinic will offer patients enhanced care with advances in clinical research and therapies, 24/7 pharmacy assistance and in-house pathology, pharmacy and laboratory services,” said Medical Oncologist Dr. Asit Jha.
AON President & Chief Development Officer Brad Prechtl, MBA said, “The opening of this Waycross clinic is aligned with our mission of providing the best cancer care that is affordable and close to where our patients live.”
AON Chief Executive Officer Todd Schonherz added, “Dr. Jha has been serving patients in the Waycross area for over 15 years. He moved to Waycross so he could provide high quality cancer care to patients living in rural areas where medical resources are scarce. His dedication to ensuring every patient has access to the care needed to help fight their cancer is admirable.”
About Low Country Cancer Care: (LCCCsav.com)
Low Country Cancer Care has six locations, including an office in Savannah and Waycross and four satellite offices in Hinesville, Statesboro and Pooler, Georgia and Bluffton, South Carolina. The team includes five medical oncologists and five 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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