SANFORD HEALTH'S CANCER SURVIVORSHIP PROGRAM PARTNERS WITH TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM TO HELP PATIENTS FIND SUPPORT
We're in This Together's innovative platform assists
patients in asking for help
SANTA CLARA, Calif. and SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — September
5, 2023 — Sanford
Health and We're in This Together (WiTT) are partnering together to make it easier
for patients to ask for the support they need throughout their cancer journey.
Combining the ease of an online registry and leveraging online giving, the WiTT
Support Registry™ platform de-stigmatizes asking for help and helps
patients meet the non-clinical care needs of facing cancer.
tool creates visibility into patient needs and addresses access to care,
eliminates barriers and helps solve health equity challenges that patients face.
Community members can support individual patients financially or through acts
of service that lift burdens and allow patients to focus on their health.
"Patients face incredible challenges as they go through cancer treatment," said
Medical Director of Sanford Health's Cancer Survivorship program, Dr. Shelby
Terstriep. "Their overall care can be impacted by social determinants of health.
By measuring this data, we can better understand the challenges they face and ensure
that we are proactively helping patients get the wraparound care they deserve."
"As a cancer
survivor, I've experienced both the stigma and difficulties associated with
asking for help. My personal experience led me to create the WiTT Support
Registry, and I'm honored to partner with Sanford Health to help support patients
with the non-clinical challenges they are facing," said WiTT Founder & CEO,
Rahul Mahadevan. "Together, we can increase compliance and adherence to
treatment and boost the odds of survivorship, improving outcomes for all
information about Sanford Health's Cancer Survivorship Program, visit sanfordhealth.com keyword: cancer survivorship. For more
information about the WiTT Support Registry, visit wittforever.com.
Sanford Health, the largest rural health system in the
United States, is dedicated to transforming the health care experience and
providing access to world-class health care in America's heartland.
Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization serves more
than one million patients and 220,000 health plan members across 250,000 square
miles. The integrated health system has 47 medical centers, 2,800 Sanford
physicians and advanced practice providers, 170 clinical investigators and
research scientists, more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care locations
and world clinics in 8 countries around the globe. Learn more about Sanford
Health's commitment to shaping the future of rural health care across the
lifespan at sanfordhealth.org or Sanford Health News.
About The WiTT Group, Inc.
The WiTT Group, Inc. is focused on solving the non-clinical
challenges (financial and non-financial) patients face as they go through
treatment. The company offers a unique Support Registry platform which empowers
patients to get the support they need, as well as making it easy to ask for and
receive help. WiTT, which stands for "We're in This Together," combines the
simplicity of a wedding registry with the personalized needs of a patient and a
financial tool, into an easy-to-use platform. More information on the WiTT
Group can be found at www.wittforever.com. You can also
follow The WiTT Group on Facebook and Instagram at @wittforever,
@WiTTSupportTeam on Twitter, and The WiTT Group on LinkedIn.