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Outcome Health Announces Initiative With Melanoma Research Foundation To Raise Skin Cancer Awareness

Source: PR Newswire, June 2018

CHICAGO, May 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Outcome Health, which provides health education at the moment of care to improve patient outcomes, announced today an initiative with the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF), the largest non-profit in the country working exclusively in the area of melanoma. In recognition of Melanoma Awareness Month in May, Outcome Health and the MRF will collaborate to deliver actionable educational information around melanoma prevention and detection to dermatology and primary care providers across Outcome Health’s nationwide network.
“We believe that informed, empowered patients live longer and better lives and are essential members of their healthcare team,” said Shelby Moneer, Director of Education at the MRF. “By leveraging Outcome Health’s nationwide point-of-care platform, we can educate patients and physicians about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of melanoma when they’re making some of the most important decisions of their lives.”
According to the MRF, melanoma is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in people ages 15-29 and is the leading cause of cancer death for women ages 25-30. It is estimated that over 178,000 Americans will be diagnosed with melanoma in 2018.
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