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Keeping your Resolutions…Exercises you can do at work!

Losing weight is the most common New Year’s resolution…it is also one of the hardest resolutions to keep! Sure, January 1st you may start off by getting out of the house and heading to the gym or the park to exercise, buy a pedometer or fancy activity tracker and set off to “make it happen,” but then something happens….LIFE! Somewhere in late January to early February…

Posted on Jan. 27, 2016 in From Our Perspective

Most Common Commission on Cancer (CoC) Standard Deficiencies for Survey Years 2014 and 2015

                2014 4.7 Studies of Quality 1.8 Monitoring Community Outreach 4.3 Cancer Liaison Physician Responsibilities 4.8 Quality Improvements 5.5 and 5.6 NCDB Data Submission and Accuracy of Data   2015 1.3/1.4 Cancer Committee Attendance and/or Meeting Requirements 1.8 Monitoring Community Outreach 4.7 Studies of Quality 4.8 Quality Improvements 4.3 Cancer Liaison Physician Responsibilities Once reviewing the above list of…

Posted on Jan. 21, 2016 in From Our Perspective

Consultant Spotlight: Beth Verrette, RHIA, CTR

Beth Verrette

Elizabeth “Beth” Verrette is a Project Manager/Quality Control Manager for the Registry Partners Oncology Services Division.  Beth has worked with Registry Partners Incorporated since April 2013. She started as a part-time Project CTR but transitioned to full-time in May 2014 before being promoted to Project Manager/QC Manager in February of 2015.  Prior to joining RPI, she worked for Sparks Health System in Fort Smith, AR as Cancer Registrar. …

Posted on Jan. 15, 2016 in Consultant Spotlight

New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines

The American Cancer Society recently released new guidelines for breast cancer screening based on new research that has helped doctors understand the best way to use mammograms for screening. Keep in mind the Commission on Cancer: Cancer Program Standards (Version 2016) 4.2 for Cancer Screening requires following current national guidelines for cancer screening.       New Recommendations: Women with an average risk of breast cancer…

Posted on Jan. 11, 2016 in From Our Perspective