Breaking Barriers is a national Quality Improvement Project sponsored by ACS Cancer Programs that seeks to understand how reducing missed radiation therapy appointment (“no-show”) rates can support access to high quality oncology care for all patients in diverse communities and care settings.
The goal of this project is to:
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Breaking Barriers At a Glance Details
Breaking Barriers Frequently Asked Questions
Intervention Change Package
Programs are encouraged to attend these webinars for more detailed information about the project. Attendance is requested by at least one member of each QI team, unless clinical care interferes Recordings and slides are available through the links below. Registration is required to listen to recorded webinars.
January 13, 2023
Recording | Slides
Any CoC- or NAPBC-accredited program may participate. Participation is optional and is not a requirement of accreditation. Programs choosing not to participate may still complete the required standards in the usual fashion.
Participants who have applied for accreditation but have not yet had a site visit may participate as long as a CoC Facility Identification Number (FIN) or NAPBC Company ID has been assigned.
Programs can claim either CoC credit or NAPBC credit, but not both.
Participating in the Breaking Barriers QI Collaborative will fulfill the following CoC Standards for 2023:
Participating in the Breaking Barriers QI Collaborative will fulfill the following NAPBC Standards for 2023: