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Milestone Monday – Donna Jenkins – 15 Year Anniversary

Donna Jenkins, CTR, Project Director for our Oncology Services Division, celebrated her 15-Year Anniversary with Registry Partners on November 14, 2018. Fifteen years is a grand accomplishment that Donna is very proud of. Looking back to when she first started at Registry Partners, she commented: “When I came to Registry Partners 15 years ago, I never dreamed it would last this long. What I needed was…

Posted on Dec. 10, 2018 in News & Events

Consultant Spotlight – Heather Morris, CTR – Project Manager

Heather directs and oversees all aspects of her assigned projects ensuring compliance with registry standards and specifications. She ensures the goals and objectives of each project are met through oversight of her data abstraction teams. Prior to joining Registry Partners, Heather served as a cancer registrar for the  University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System. She has also served as…

Posted on Dec. 7, 2018 in Consultant Spotlight

CMS Publishes Final Rule for Outpatient Core Measure Reporting Requirements in CY2019

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released their Final Rule for the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) in November 2018. For the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Program, CMS has finalized removal of these measures: The following web-based measures are being removed beginning with January 1, 2019 encounters: OP-30: Colonoscopy Interval for Patients with a History of Adenomatous Polyps The following measures are being removed…

Posted on Dec. 7, 2018 in From Our Perspective

Client Spotlight: Doctors Hospital of Augusta, Georgia – Designated as an Accredited Bariatric Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons

Registry Partners is pleased to announce one of our clients, Doctors Hospital, in  Augusta, Georgia has received designation as an Accredited Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center through the American College of Surgeons. Doctors’ is part of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) available through the American College of Surgeons.     Registry Partners has assisted Doctors Hospital with collecting and submitting bariatric…

Posted on Dec. 5, 2018 in News & Events