Should I be promoting my CoC Accreditation?

Yes!  Share the news of your CoC accreditation to your hospital and medical staff as well as your patients and community.  Upon receipt of your CoC accreditation, all facilities receive a link to resources, a power point presentation, the CoC accreditation logo and policy, and additional certificates.   Please review this link to see many other opportunities:  https://www.facs.org/quality-programs/cancer/coc/marketing As a CoC accredited cancer program, your facility is…

Posted on Feb. 20, 2015 in From Our Perspective

Community Needs Assessment for 2015

When was your last community needs assessment performed?  If your facility conducted an assessment immediately after introduction of Standard 3.1, you are due for your second needs assessment.  As you may remember, a community needs assessment is required every three year cycle.  The cancer committee should establish the scope of the assessment and work with the hospital and associated community agencies to conduct an effective analysis…

Posted on Feb. 16, 2015 in From Our Perspective

Do you know a cancer registrar pursuing their CTR certification?

Registry Partners Consultants have mentored many registrars as they have pursued obtaining their CTR.   Seeing someone learn and grow in their confidence of the world of cancer registries has been very rewarding.   All CTRs working at Registry Partners must not only pass their CTR exam but also pass a skills assessment exam.   Due to the positive feedback we have received in the past, we now offer the exam to…

Posted on Feb. 3, 2015 in From Our Perspective