MUSC and Flatiron Health Forge Partnership to Advance Cancer Care Standardization and Efficiency

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Flatiron Health, a prominent player in health technology focused on enhancing point-of-care solutions in oncology, has announced a partnership with the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). This collaboration aims to introduce Flatiron Assist™ to clinicians at MUSC's Hollings Cancer Center, empowering them with advanced insights for cancer care decision-making.

Flatiron Assist™ is a specialized clinical decision support platform designed for oncology. Integrated with Epic’s electronic health record system at MUSC, it provides real-time guidance based on the latest evidence-based medicine, site-preferred pathways, and clinical research. By complementing the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®), clinicians can make informed choices directly at the point of care, ensuring patients receive optimal treatments.

Partnering with MUSC Hollings Cancer Center, known for its excellence in cancer care, presents an opportunity to standardize and enhance treatment practices. By minimizing variation and increasing access to clinical trials and novel therapies, Flatiron Assist aims to elevate cancer care quality across South Carolina.

Flatiron Assist has a proven track record with over 700 medical oncologist users and involvement in 90,000+ treatment decisions. Its high adoption rates and outcomes, such as an 88% concordance with NCCN guidelines and 85% utilization of site-preferred regimens, highlight its efficacy in standardizing care delivery.

This collaboration underscores a commitment to advancing cancer care through technology and collaboration. By empowering clinicians with evidence-based insights and facilitating access to innovative treatments, Flatiron Health and MUSC aim to improve patient outcomes and drive efficiency in oncology care.




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