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STAR Rehabilitation Program

The Cancer Center at Roger Williams Medical Center has earned STAR Program® Certification from Oncology Rehab Partners, leading experts in the field of survivorship care. STAR Program Certification uniquely qualifies facilities like Roger Williams to offer premium cancer rehabilitation and survivorship services to people who suffer from debilitating side effects caused by treatments.

The STAR Program involves training clinicians and focusing on improving patient care outcomes. The healthcare services offered by the STAR Program are covered by most insurance providers, including Medicare, and will be offered to patients by a knowledgeable and sensitive medical staff that is specially trained to work with survivors of all forms of cancer.

Roger Williams is leading the way by offering excellent cancer rehabilitation services to its patients by becoming STAR Program Certified. 

Specialty caregivers from a pool of disciplines--including physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, dieticians, mental health professionals, and others-- work together with each patient on a personalized rehabilitation plan to increase strength and energy, alleviate pain, and improve daily function and quality of life.

STAR Program Certification provides hospitals and cancer centers with the tools needed to quickly and effectively implement high quality survivorship services. To learn more about the STAR program at Roger Williams, call 401-456-2077.

About the STAR Program

The STAR Program is a best practices multidisciplinary cancer rehabilitation service-line model that improves patient care. STAR Program Certification provides healthcare facilities and clinicians with the tools (education,  training, evaluation and treatment protocols, and outcomes support) to develop and deliver state-of-the-art cancer rehabilitation services to survivors who suffer the side effects and after effects of treatments – whether they are in remission, living with cancer or cured. All of the services integrated in the STAR Program, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, mental health counseling, and consultations with rehabilitation medicine physicians (physiatrists), are typically covered by health insurance. Learn more at www.OncologyRehabPartners.com.