Broward Health Medical Center’s Comprehensive Cancer Center Receives QOPI Certification


Broward Health Medical Center’s (BHMC) Comprehensive Cancer Center has once again been recognized by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program (QCP™), an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), as successfully completing a three-year certification program for outpatient hematology-oncology practices that meet nationally recognized standards for quality cancer care. QCP builds on ASCO’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative.

“We’re extremely proud to have achieved certification from the QOPI Program because it demonstrates our commitment to excellence in the care provided to our patients,” said Heather Havericak, MSN, CPON, FACHE, Assistant Vice President of Strategic and Administrative Services at Broward Health Medical Center.

In applying for certification, BHMC’s Comprehensive Cancer Center participated in a voluntary comprehensive site assessment against clearly specified standards that are consistent with national guidelines. The center was successful in meeting the standards and objectives of QCP.

QOPI is a voluntary self-assessment and improvement program launched by ASCO in 2006 to help hematology-oncology and medical oncology practices assess the quality of the care they provide to patients.

The QOPI Certification Program was launched in January 2010. This certification for outpatient oncology practices is the first program of its kind for oncology in the United States.

For more information about the BHMC Comprehensive Cancer Center, please call 954.355.4400 or visit

About Broward Health

Broward Health, providing service for more than 75 years, is a nationally recognized system in South Florida that offers world-class healthcare to all. The Broward Health system includes the statutory teaching hospital Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point, Broward Health Coral Springs, Salah Foundation Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston, Broward Health Community Health Services, Broward Health Physician Group, Broward Health Urgent Care, Broward Health International, and Broward Health Foundation. For more information, visit

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