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Thursday, July 14, 2011

New nurse navigator signs aboard St. Francis Cancer Center

INDIANAPOLIS – Lisa Davey, R.N., has been joined the St. Francis Cancer Center team and will fill the role of breast nurse navigator.

In that role, she will serve as the single point of contact for breast cancer patients and their families, assisting them with coordination of their care from diagnosis through treatment and beyond. She is also a key member of the multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Center of Excellence, collaborating with physicians, clinical staff, and support personnel to deliver individualized, evidence-based, and compassionate care.

Davey most recently worked for Health Management Corp, where she was a Case Manager She was responsible for collaborating with health-care providers and patients – primarily those with diabetes, heart failure, asthma and other diseases – to promote better health outcomes.

An Indianapolis native, Davey was on staff at Franciscan St. Francis Health from 1981 to 2007. During that time, she served as an oncology unit nurse and preceptor, a radiation oncology nurse and coordinator of pharmaceutical clinical trials.

Davey is a certified managed care nurse, and she earned her nursing degree at the University of Indianapolis.

To learn more about the nurse navigator program at the St. Francis Cancer Center, go to