Look back at 2016, ahead to the future

Posted by on Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Provision looks back on 2016

The year 2016 has been a year of significant progress for Provision, and one that will enable us to aggressively pursue our “mission of developing innovative healthcare solutions focused on improving patient care and clinical outcomes and developing support for research, education and charitable causes.” This year has also been a year which tested our commitment, courage and resolve—and we passed the test.

Here is a summary of some of our key developments…

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Holiday blessings from Provision

Posted by on Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

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“The Christmas season is a time of celebrating the greatest Gift the world has ever received or will ever receive. It is also a time of giving to others and a time to experience the joy that comes from giving to others. During this Christmas and Holiday season, and for 2017, my hope is that patients, their families and everyone we come in contact with will experience the CARE we strive for at Provision—and that we will all experience the joy that comes from the ringing of our very own bell, sounding hope for cancer patients here and around the world.”—Terry Douglass, Provision Founder and Chair

 

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Big news for Provision—and cancer patients!

Posted by on Thursday, December 8th, 2016

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Just four years after launching its research and development process, Provision Healthcare’s ProNova Solutions division has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its SC360 proton therapy system. This is the first and only compact 360 degree pencil beam scanning proton therapy system capable of treating patients at all angles without moving the patient, enabling the most efficient clinical workflows, improved accuracy of treatment, and patient comfort.

The first ProNova system is expected to be used for patient treatment at the Provision CARES Proton Therapy Center in Knoxville, Tennessee next year.

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Provision welcomes new medical director

Posted by on Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Ben Wilkinson, M.D.

Dr. Ben Wilkinson is a radiation oncologist with experience in the field of proton therapy, both in his practice as a radiation oncologist and as part of clinical research studies exploring the benefits of protons in a variety of cancers.

He came to Provision Center for Proton Therapy from the Willis-Knighton Cancer and Proton Therapy Center in Shreveport, La., where he served as a radiation oncologist and assistant professor of radiation oncology for the Louisiana State University School of Medicine.

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