eviti, Inc., an independent, third-party expert with nearly a decade of experience supporting oncology treatment decisions and patient care, announces the appointment of Elizabeth Tapen, M.D. to the position of Director, Radiation Oncology.
Board certified in Radiation Oncology, Dr. Tapen was Medical Director of the Ulster Radiation Oncology Center in Kingston, New York prior to joining the eviti team. Additionally, she served as a member of the radiation department of the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Alta Bates Medical Center in Berkeley California for 7 years, and has published research in prostate, lung, and breast cancer.
“Dr. Tapen brings a wealth of experience from practice in community hospital cancer centers on both coasts where she has been strongly committed to evidence-based practice and improving quality,” said Arlene Forastiere, SVP, Medical Affairs at eviti, Inc. “Her broad leadership, practice and teaching experience is an asset to the eviti team.”
Dr. Tapen currently serves on the board for the American Cancer Society, and is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the American Society for Clinical Oncology, and the American College of Radiology.
Dr. Tapen received her medical degree from UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Camden, New Jersey, and completed her residency in Integrated Radiation Oncology at St. Mary’s Hospital in San Francisco, California.
About eviti, Inc.
eviti, Inc. is a leading health information technology and clinical decision-support company delivering solutions to improve the quality of cancer care and reduce its cost. eviti represents the culmination of almost a decade of experience providing oncology treatment intelligence, uniquely delivering value to all parties in the care process by ensuring quality care is prescribed from the start.
eviti’s growing national prominence is evidenced by the 5,100+ oncologists already registered to use the eviti platform. eviti’s independent, non-proprietary digital oncology treatment library is one of the most comprehensive and current of its kind, meticulously compiled from the world’s leading sources. eviti’s treatment knowledge base and patent-pending decision-support engine help oncologists select a treatment option that is both evidence-based and compliant with each patient’s insurance plan language at the moment of prescribing. This transparent approach streamlines workflow and reimbursement, reduces variability in clinical care, and results in cost efficiencies. eviti allows the best cancer care to be available everywhere. For more information, visit www.eviti.com.