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Registry Spotlight: National Cardiovascular Data Registry – Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion (LAAO)

This month’s registry spotlight is on the Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion (LAAO) Registry through the National Cardiovascular Data Registry. Registry Partners’ Cardiac Services team assists facilities and institutions nationwide with their LAAO data collection efforts. We serve as a complete outsource solution or can augment the facility’s current data collection team to ensure high quality, timely, and accurate data collection and submission.  Read on to learn…

Posted on Jan. 29, 2020 in From Our Perspective

Clean Out Your Inbox Week/Data Privacy Day

What are your plans this week? We hope taking the time to clean out your Inbox is one of the tasks on your to-do list. This week marks “Clean Out Your Inbox Week” and Tuesday, January 28th is also “Data Privacy Day”.  In the fast-paced world we live in, our inboxes can very easily get over-crowded with messages of all kinds from various senders. It’s good…

Posted on Jan. 27, 2020 in Corporate Security

CTR Coding Break – Sentinel Lymph Nodes Failing To Map

  The Registry Partners January 2020 CTR Coding Break discusses abstracting when the sentinel lymph nodes fail to map and examples of different wording in the medical record. A sentinel lymph node biopsy is a surgical procedure that removes one or more nearby or regional lymph nodes to test for cancer cells to which cancer cells will likely spread to first. The procedure includes an injection…

Posted on Jan. 24, 2020 in CTR Coding Break

January is National Blood Donor Month

January is National Blood Donor Month – when was the last time you donated? According to the Red Cross, 1 blood donation can help save up to 3 lives and can take as little as 8 – 10 minutes. The most common reasons people need blood transfusions are due to blood loss related to surgery, traumatic injuries (such as car accidents/natural disasters), and chronic illnesses (such…

Posted on Jan. 23, 2020 in From Our Perspective