OACIS Supportive Care

Need Immediate Care?
For emergency services, call 911.

For non-emergency walk-in care, try an ExpressCARE location.
Need help scheduling or have a question?
Call 888-402-LVHN (5846).

Need Immediate Care?
For emergency services, call 911.

For non-emergency walk-in care, try an ExpressCARE location.
Need help scheduling or have a question?
Call 888-402-LVHN (5846).

OACIS (Optimizing Advanced Complex Illness Support) is a specialized palliative medical service offered by Lehigh Valley Health Network that is focused on streamlining care and providing support to you and your family.

OACIS Support Care is an outpatient consult service located on the first floor of the John and Dorothy Morgan Cancer Center at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. Services are provided by advanced practice nurses (APN’s) and physicians in a clinic setting. The services include:

  • Assessment of patient/family understanding of disease and prognosis
  • Assessment of patient/family decision-making style
  • Advance care planning
  • Symptom management
  • Referral for community resources
  • Care coordination

Learn more about whether palliative care is right for you and how to discuss getting a referral from your doctor.