Milestone Monday – Lynn Nobles – 10 Year Anniversary

Lynn Nobles, Clinical Data Abstractor for the Registry Partners Surgical Service Line, celebrated her 10-Year Anniversary on January 9, 2022.  Lynn started working from Registry Partners part-time in January 2012 and for the past 10 years, Lynn has worked in many positions within the Surgical Service Line including those of Validation Specialist, Senior Project Manager, and Registry Services Director. When asked what it meant to reach…

Posted on Feb. 28, 2022 in News & Events

CTR Coding Break – Coding Usual Occupation & Usual Industry Fields

In this month’s CTR Coding Break we will discuss the Usual Occupation and Industry fields. We will review the importance of collecting this information, go over the definition of each field along with some examples, take a short quiz, and finally, we will go over a few common errors.  Because this information is collected by cancer prevention programs and researchers it can be helpful in many…

Posted on Feb. 24, 2022 in CTR Coding Break

What to Expect During Care After a Winter Injury

According to the National Safety Council, 60,714 weather events resulted in 585 deaths and 1,708 injuries in 2020. This winter, many others will deal with weather-related traumatic injuries. Traumatic injuries require immediate medical attention and result from sudden physical injuries ranging from minor isolated wounds to complex involving multiple systems. These injuries are one of the leading causes of death and may occur from motor vehicle…

Posted on Feb. 21, 2022 in From Our Perspective

NGH Celebrates 80 Years of Accreditation

The Commission on Cancer has recently celebrated its 100th year of service providing cancer program accreditations. Throughout this year, many facilities are also celebrating milestone anniversaries of accreditations through the American College of Surgeons. This includes Nashville General Hospital located in Nashville Tennessee, their cancer program’s first accreditation was in 1941. Nashville General Hospital celebrated the 80th anniversary of being accredited by the American College of…

Posted on Feb. 17, 2022 in News & Events