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With a multifaceted background in clinical and managerial roles, Joshua served as Director of Business Development for Warm Springs/Post Acute Medical Specialty Hospitals, including long term acute care and acute rehabilitation hospitals. His responsibilities range from patient navigation for post-acute care, medical justification documentation, consulting to health care practices, cultivating relationships, compliance and education programs. With experience in facility management and ongoing business leadership training, he is an asset to his fellow co-workers and organizations.

In his previous role as Chief Radiation Therapist and Consultant with Revenue Cycle Inc., Joshua managed numerous modalities of radiotherapy, patient work-up, treatment devices, oncology software, facility operations and daily clinical flow. He also assessed feasibility of cancer centers, reviewed designs and assisted with new service line formation.

Joshua is a member of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and American Society of Radiologic Technologists. He graduated magna cum laude from Texas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in radiation therapy and technology. He resides in San Marcos, TX, where he, his wife and daughter, Calli and Ava, remain involved within the community for continued growth through local businesses and healthcare.

 

Non-Invasive Cutaneous Oncology, Part 2

This lecture will discuss traditional radiation for skin cancer versus new approaches which entail the use of electronic brachytherapy machines, radiation techniques and outcomes.

Objectives:

  1. An understanding of basic principles of irradiation for skin cancer as related to traditional and new approaches
  2. Understanding indications for irradiation in terms of traditional and new approaches
  3. Understanding of clinical data as related to traditional and new SRT or Ebx in terms of outcome and complications

Needs:

  1. New advances in dermatologic treatment
  2. Development of new technology
  3. Advances in medical knowledge
  4. Legislative, regulatory, or organizational changes effecting patient care

References: 

  1. J. Locke, S. Karimpour et al. “Radiotherapy for epithelial Skin Cancers” Int. J RadiBiolPhysat Oncol 2001;51:748-55. 
  2. L Krapp, CJ Balmucki et al. “Mohs Resection and Postoperative Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancers with Incidental Perineural Invasion” Am J Otolaryngol. 2013;5:373-377. 
  3. A. Cognetta, W. Mendenhall eds. “Radiation Therapy for Skin Cancer”. Springer, New York 2013.

Core Competencies: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Disclosures: No disclosures provided by speaker

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