QMA featured in ACCC Spotlight Section

The ACCC (Association of Community Cancer Centers) featured our practice this month in their Spotlight Section.

“For 16 years, Queens Medical Associates has provided medical oncology services and functions as the medical oncology division of NewYork Presbyterian Queens Hospital. The practice is the source of medical oncology services for a population of about 2.2 million people where more than 100 different languages are spoken. To better address individual patient needs, the treatment teams are largely organized around culture and ethnicity rather than by disease site… In Queens, a primary care physician’s first reflex in referral to an oncologist is based on the patient’s ethnicity; patients want to be treated by someone who understands their culture. “With such diversity, we are fortunate to employ providers who speak approximately 75 different languages,” explains Susan Dicosola, MS, CMPE, Executive Director of Queens Medical Associates.”

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