SmartPhrase: Development of an Electronic Health Record System to Promote Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Safety

Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2021 Feb 1;25(1):85-88. doi: 10.1188/21.CJON.85-88.


A collaborative interprofessional team of healthcare providers from a regional comprehensive community cancer program established standardized chemotherapy and immunotherapy preadministration documentation in the electronic health record. This quality improvement project facilitated adherence to administration considerations defined within Oncology Nursing Society chemotherapy and immunotherapy guidelines and established organizational accreditation goals. The goal was to foster safe and seamless patient-centered care.

Keywords: chemotherapy; electronic health record; immunotherapy; patient-centered care.

MeSH terms

  • Documentation
  • Electronic Health Records*
  • Humans
  • Immunotherapy
  • Medical Oncology*
  • Quality Improvement