Cancer Clinics of Excellence (CCE) Announces Management and Board of Directors Slate at 1st Annual General Membership Meeting

Friday, June 13, 2008 General News J E 4
DENVER, June 12 Cancer Clinics of Excellence (CCE), thenation's only practice-owned and physician driven network of communityoncologists has announced its management slate and Board of Directors.Effective immediately, J. Ike Nicoll is President/COO of CCE. Most recently,he was the interim President of CCE. In addition, Linda Bosserman, MD,Wilshire Oncology Medical Group was named Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Bossermanhad previously served as CCE's Chief Quality Officer.


"Ike brings management breadth to CCE with his expertise in a wide varietyof healthcare issues including administrative and claims management, drugdiscovery/FDA approval, clinical trials, supply chain management,payer/provider operations, provider contracting and revenue cycle management,"stated CCE Chairman, Arthur "Chip" Staddon, MD. "Dr. Bosserman is a nationallyrenowned expert in the field of quality management, outcomes measurement andelectronic medical record implementation. With Ike and Dr. Bosserman leadingCCE in our business and clinical objectives, CCE is well placed to lead themost needed initiatives to improve oncology care in the United States," addedDr. Staddon.

The CCE Board of Directors is comprised of Arthur Staddon, MD,Pennsylvania Oncology; Frederick Schnell, MD, Central Georgia Cancer Care,Shahab Dadjou, CEO, Redwood Regional Medical Group; Paul Julian, EVP and GroupPresident, McKesson Corporation and Patrick Blake, President, McKessonSpecialty Care Solutions.

"The structure and breadth of the CCE Board of Directors represents thestrength of our national network and the support of our strategic partner theMcKesson Corporation," stated Arthur "Chip" Staddon, MD. "CCE provides ourmembership with a robust set of tools and resources, including our proprietaryEvidence Based Treatment Protocols, to enhance our clinical efficiency andeffectiveness."

These announcements were made at CCE's First Annual Membership meeting inNew Orleans, LA. Over 100 clinicians attended the meeting which was created tofulfill the needs of both the clinicians and practice administrators. Clinicalpresentations by Frank Giles, MD, UT San Antonio; Funmi Olopade, MD,University of Chicago; Michael Fisch, MD, MD Anderson; Barbara Murphy, MD,Vanderbilt Ingram; Alan Sandler, MD, Vanderbilt Ingram; Ezekiel Emanuel, MD,National Institutes of Health; Bert O'Neil, MD, University of North Carolina;and Robert Vescio, MD, Cedars Sinai were complemented by practice managementsessions on Malpractice Management, Compliance Pitfalls for AncillaryServices, New Revenue Generation and Integrating Orals into Your Practice.

About Cancer Clinics of Excellence

Cancer Clinics of Excellence is the only practice owned and physiciandriven network that empowers oncologists to deliver proven, evidence-basedtreatment in community settings while ensuring the performance of theirpractices. For more information, visit us at

SOURCE Cancer Clinics of Excellence


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