ACOS Updates Standards for Breast Cancer Program Accreditation

The Oncology Nursing Society’s publication ONS Connect recently published an article titled, “ACOS Updates Standards for Breast Cancer Program Accreditation.” This informative article outlines provisions for education resources, defining leadership titles, and clarifying survivorship care plan compliance as well as modifications to the standards that will go into effect in 2017.  Click here to read the article.      

Posted on Sep. 21, 2016 in From Our Perspective

Come Visit us at the PACR, OCRA (OR), ACRA, & OCRA (OH) Conferences Next Week!

Looking for support for your program? Interested in working for Registry Partners Oncology Division? We would love the opportunity to meet you face-to-face and speak with you about your individual needs!  Stop by and see us at the following conferences next week! 2016 Pennsylvania Cancer Registrars Association “PACR” Annual Conference “Piecing Together Information for Better Outcomes of Cancer” September 28-30, 2016 Eden Resort and Suites, Lancaster, PA…

Posted on Sep. 21, 2016 in Recruitment

Generational Differences In The Workplace

Have you been wondering why some of your team members seem more motivated than others? Do some work with a sense of accomplishment and excited about their career while others seems to be just following the procedures? We have found an article by Manny Rodrguez, MS, bSci21 Contributing Writer that describes the differences in generations and their approach to work values, leadership styles, communication and job…

Posted on Sep. 14, 2016 in From Our Perspective

Infection for Determination of Severe Sepsis

Identifying infections for the purpose of determining severe sepsis presents a variety of challenges. Whether you are a novice with abstracting severe sepsis case or have been doing it for several months, here are some guidelines: DO NOT USE: Terms on an X-ray that would have been used when abstracting an “abnormal x-ray” for a pneumonia core measure chart – such as infiltrates. Viral or fungal…

Posted on Sep. 8, 2016 in How Should I Code This?