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Solid Tumor Manual – Malignant CNS and Peripheral Nerves Overview

As of 1/22/2019 the following is an excerpt from the Solid Tumor Manual.  Please review the manual for complete instructions and details. C470-479, C700, C701, C709, C710-C719, C720-C725, 728, C729, C751-C753 Non-Malignant intracranial and CNS tumors are NOT included.  They have a separate set of rules. The 2007 rules said a glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) following an astrocytic or glial tumor was a single primary.  In the…

Posted on Mar. 22, 2019 in From Our Perspective

National Kick Butts Day – March 20, 2019

Did you know tobacco is the world’s leading cause of preventable death? Did you know that cigarette butts are also the world’s #1 leading cause of litter? According to the KickButtsDay.org website – there are many staggering statistics related to tobacco use, some of which include: Tobacco has killed 100 million people in the 20th century and it will claim the lives of 1 billion people…

Posted on Mar. 20, 2019 in From Our Perspective

Registry Spotlight: Adult NSQIP® Registry (National Surgical Quality Improvement Program)

This month’s registry spotlight is on the Adult NSQIP® Registry through the American College of Surgeons, Quality Improvement Program.     Registry Partners’ Surgical Services team can assist facilities and institutions nationwide with their Adult NSQIP Registry data collection efforts with our team of Surgical Clinical Reviewers (SCRs). Serving as a complete outsource solution or augmenting the facility’s current data collection team; we ensure high quality, timely…

Posted on Mar. 19, 2019 in From Our Perspective

National Poison Prevention Week

National Poison Prevention Week is March 17th to 23rd, 2019. This week is an opportunity to highlight the dangers of poisonings for people of all ages and to promote community involvement in poison prevention. Poisoning Basics: What types of substances can be poisonous?   Poison can come in solid, liquid, spray, or gas form.  Some common examples include: Alcohol Carbon monoxide Medicines Personal care products Household…

Posted on Mar. 15, 2019 in From Our Perspective