“What is a passing score for the CTR exam?”

Thank you to one of our followers for inquiring about the CTR exam scores.    The CTR exam is scored using the Angoff technique.  In 2013, a passing score was 70% and in 2014 a passing score was 69%.   The most commonly used standard setting method among criterion-referenced tests is the Angoff Method.  The following link provides more information on the Angoff Method:    http://www.altalang.com/beyond-words/2008/10/06/what-is-the-angoff-method/. We wish everyone…

Posted on Feb. 26, 2015 in From Our Perspective

Inside the Registry Partners Incorporated Corporate Office

I had the opportunity to work at the corporate office for a week in February.  Working from a home office has many benefits, but working face to face provides much-needed interaction and relationship building.    The corporate office for Registry Partners Incorporated (RPI) provides the foundation for our success.   Though the CTR consultants represent RPI to our hospital clients, we have just as devoted individuals in the…

Posted on Feb. 24, 2015 in From Our Perspective

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