Come visit us at the Arkansas State Annual Conference

Looking for support for your program?  Interested in working for Registry Partners?  We would love the opportunity to meet you face-to-face and speak with you about your individual needs!  Stop by and see us this Wednesday, Sept. 9th- Friday, Sept. 11th! Arkansas State Conference Annual Conference Mountain Home, Arkansas September 9/9 – 9/11, 2015

Posted on Aug. 31, 2015 in Recruitment

Consultant Spotlight: Cindy Erangey, BA, CTR

Cindy Erangey

Cindy Erangey serves as a project manager with Registry Partners Incorporated. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, IL, and became certified as a CTR in March of 2007.  Cindy has several years of experience in the cancer registry field dating back to March of 2000 when she began working for OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL.  She started…

Posted on Aug. 28, 2015 in Spotlight

AJCC Coding Question- “What is the “pathologic” stage assignment for an insitu breast cancer with a total mastectomy and no nodes removed?”

Answer:      pTis, pN blank, pM blank Stage group 0 Carcinoma in situ is an exception to the staging group guidelines. By definition CIS has not spread to regional nodes or distant sites. Per AJCC 7th edition, pTis, cN0, cM0 should be reported as both clinical and pathologic stage 0 – if criteria for pathologic staging has been met.

Posted on Aug. 27, 2015 in From Our Perspective

Consultant Spotlight Update: Vicky Ban, RHIA, CTR

Vicky Ban

We would like to take this opportunity to announce the promotion of Vicky Ban, RHIA, CTR   to Project Director, effective August 24th, 2015. As previously outlined in her “Consultant Spotlight” article, Vicky has worked with Registry Partners Incorporated in a full-time capacity since August of 2011 where she started out as a Project CTR.  In July 2012 she was promoted to Project Specialist and then to…

Posted on Aug. 25, 2015 in Spotlight