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Consultant Spotlight: Kellie Garland, CTR

Kellie Garland

Kellie Garland, CTR serves as Project Director for the Oncology Services Division of Registry Partners¬†Incorporated. Kellie is tasked with overseeing and directing state incidence reporting projects, focusing her efforts on new project implementation as well as mentoring existing and new state incidence reporting project managers and project specialists. She presently resides in Franklin, PA and has a daughter, Meagan, a son, Nathaniel, and three grandchildren. Garland…

Posted on Dec. 26, 2014 in Consultant Spotlight

When should I consider using a consultant?

Often a facility requests consultative services in anticipation of a CoC survey, a significant backlog in abstraction has been identified or the oncology team has participated in a disastrous CoC survey! A Registry Partners¬†Incorporated¬†Consultant is of value in any of these circumstances. It honestly does not take long to determine the root causes and develop an action plan for implementation. A brief Cancer Registry 101 or…

Posted on Dec. 26, 2014 in From Our Perspective

A Cancer Registrar’s Wishlist

Our CTR teams took a few minutes to create a Cancer Data Management Wish list with the hopes Santa might be listening!

  • Higher speed internet
  • Package of Paper Mate Pencils
  • Uninterrupted internet access
  • Dual monitors […]
Posted on Dec. 23, 2014 in From Our Perspective

Are you taking the right steps to avoid hackers?

The recent hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment has garnered significant attention in the media lately, and for good reason. A large corporation with significant technological and financial resources should be, in the eyes of the public, fairly well defended against cyber-attacks. While 2014 has had numerous high-profile attacks on many retailers, the Sony hack shows the public just how pervasive electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) is…

Posted on Dec. 22, 2014 in Corporate Security