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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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Introduction and Descriptors for the 8th Edition : Please join the American Joint Committee on Cancer for a free webinar on Introduction and Descriptors for the 8th Edition Cancer Staging Manual. The webinar will be held on Thursday, May 31 from 1-2 p.m. CDT. Donna Gress,...


An update to your CQIP 2017 Annual Report has been released impacting Slide 49 - Number of Major Surgical Resections for Selected Cancers, 2013 - 2015 - My Facility, “Lung Resection” includes all lung cancer resections for major surgeries (Surgical Procedure...

source: Cancer Program- NCDB

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) initiated a pilot study at 20 CoC-accredited facilities in the fall of 2017 as a component of the Comparison of Operative to Monitoring and Endocrine Therapy (COMET) clinical trial (PIs: Drs. Shelley Hwang, Ann Partridge, Alastair Thompson)....

source: ACS-CRP

The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) has released the 2018 NAPBC Standards Manual. You can download a PDF of the manual from the NAPBC Standards web page. Click the 2018 NAPBC Standards Manual link at the top of the standards web page. If your...

source: NAPBC

The National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC) is now accepting applications. The NAPRC was developed to ensure that rectal cancer patients receive appropriate care following a multidisciplinary approach. Programs will be evaluated on the standards and metrics...

source: American College of Surgeons - NAPRC

A new model for improving how clinical trials are developed and conducted by bringing together academic cancer experts and pharmaceutical companies is being tested by research experts at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer...

source: News-Medical.Net


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