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8 things you need to know now about ICD-10

The United States is the last country in the world with modern healthcare to adopt ICD-10 diagnosis codes, but it will join the crowd on Oct. 1, 2014. This massive ICD-10 change is quickly approaching, and it affects all of us in the health care field. Thus, there is no...

source: By Charlotte Bohnett
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Plan now to attend the Pursuing Excellence through Accreditation Workshop May 23 in Chicago. Designed for centers seeking accreditation for the first time as well as centers due for re-accreditation, this program...

source: NAPBC

You understand health, but do you understand medicine? Making sense of modern medicine, The Recovery Room, supported by the American College of Surgeons and hosted by Frederick L. Greene, MD, FACS, is an audio conversation with experts in surgery, medicine, ethics, and...

source: ACS

Strengthening Your Cancer Program...Utilizing the Rapid Quality Reporting System to Comply with the New Commendation Standard will be held on June 18 in Chicago, the day before the 2014 CoC...

source: Commission on Cancer

On June 19-20 in Chicago, the Commission on Cancer (CoC) will hold a new workshop entitled Strengthening Your Cancer Program…Enriching the Coordinators' Role. This program provides information and case...

source: Commission on Cancer

The latest version of the Cancer Program Practice Profile Reports (CP³R) has been posted with the following features: Data are displayed for diagnosis years 2009, 2010, and 2011.Three new breast measures have been added (see more information at http://www.facs.org/cancer/qualitymeasures.html).Registrars...

source: ACS

Radiation therapy causes double-strand breaks in DNA that must be repaired for tumors to keep growing. Scientists have long theorized that if they could find a way to block repairs from being made, they could prevent tumors...

source: Science Codex

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