Registry Spotlight: Center for International Blood & Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR)

This month’s registry spotlight is on the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR).  Registry Partners’ Pediatric Service Line assists facilities and institutions nationwide with their CIBMTR data collection efforts. We serve as a complete outsource solution or can augment the facility’s current data collection team to ensure high quality, timely, and accurate data collection and submission.   Read on to learn more about the…

Posted on Jul. 26, 2021 in From Our Perspective

July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

There are around 300,000 children in the US with some form of arthritis. Many people think of arthritis as an adult or elderly condition. July has been named Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month with the goal of raising awareness that kids can have arthritis too.  The term “arthritis” refers to inflammation of the joints. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis and related conditions. Juvenile…

Posted on Jul. 22, 2021 in From Our Perspective

A Guide for Successful Management of Remote Staff

With the widespread implementation of Electronic Health Records (EHRs), the possibility of remote work became an option for CTRs. However, many facilities remained hesitant to allow remote work. In 2020, many companies across all industries were forced to allow staff to work from home. Cancer Registry staff can successfully work remotely with proper preparation and planning by both the employer and employee(s). Listed below are the…

Posted on Jul. 19, 2021 in From Our Perspective

Risk/Benefit Calculator to Assist in Bariatric Surgical Decision Making

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has released a new bariatric surgical risk/benefit calculator tool for metabolic and bariatric surgeons to begin using to help guide surgical decision making when patients are seeking weight loss surgery to improve health by reducing or eliminating comorbidities such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and obstructive sleep apnea.  ACS built the bariatric surgical risk/benefit calculator using…

Posted on Jul. 12, 2021 in From Our Perspective