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Employee Satisfaction is a Key Focus at Registry Partners

At Registry Partners, we believe employee feedback is critically important!  Feedback received by our employees is taken very seriously and evaluated routinely throughout the year to ensure a positive working environment for all.   Earlier this year we shared a blog article about Employee Satisfaction including our overall Employee Satisfaction rating of 96% in 2016.  When we surveyed our employees in 2017 the overall Employee Satisfaction…

Posted on Jun. 20, 2018 in Ask a Recruiter

Summary of Breast and Colon Site Specific Data Item (SSDI) Changes for Cancer Registrars

The Breast and Colon changes outlined below take effect with cases diagnosed 1/1/2018 and forward.  These changes were published in April, 2018 by SEER at https://seer.cancer.gov/tools/staging* *The order of the data collected has changed, and some previously collected data fields are no longer collected for 01/01/2018 and forward diagnoses.  There are a number of new data fields being collected for breast primaries. * There has been…

Posted on Jun. 18, 2018 in How Should I Code This?

Changes to the Solid Tumor Manual for Cancer Registrars

The 2018 Solid Tumor Manual (previously referred to as the Multiple Primary & Histology Rules) is now available in draft format at https://seer.cancer.gov/tools/solidtumor.  When the manual has been approved in final format, it will be marked as final on the Seer website. A few things to highlight regarding changes in the Solid Tumor Manual (Multiple Primary & Histology Rules): Do not use a physician’s statement when…

Posted on Jun. 15, 2018 in How Should I Code This?

Replacing Judgement and Bullying with Kindness, Empathy and Compassion

Have you ever been judged or bullied by someone or have you ever been the initiator of these acts against someone else? Many times people pass judgement or bully someone but don’t realize what they are doing or saying is truly considered bullying … they may classify it as “joking around” instead.  Unfortunately there is a fine line between joking and bullying and the effects are…

Posted on Jun. 15, 2018 in From Our Perspective