We provide complete and comprehensive Cancer Registry / Tumor Registry contracted services. Our credentialed registrars and follow-up assistants are able to assist organizations in a variety of functions including:
Survey Assessment: Cancer Program is assessed for survey readiness.
Commission on Cancer Standards reviewed for Compliance
Action Plan for Improvement
Executive Report of Findings and Plan of Action
Survey Preparation: Assist Cancer Program in preparation for CoC on-site survey.
Meet with Cancer Committee to review on-site survey process
Review Cancer Committee minutes for required documentation
Assist Cancer Registry in completion of the Survey Application Report
Assist Cancer Program in compiling required documentation for surveyor and on-site survey
Tailor Cancer Registry to meet organization’s environment
On-site/Remote Abstracting: Assist in eliminating backlogs.
Abstract identified cases using established CoC, State and Facility criteria
Experienced and Certified Abstractors
State Reporting Support Services
Cancer Registry Follow-up Backlogs: Assist in eliminating follow-up backlogs.
Assist in follow-up on cases lost-to-follow
Follow-up Letter Mail-out
Process returned letters with data entry into Cancer Registry Software
Perform extensive searches for lost-to-follow cases using SSDI, Internet and other established resources
Recommend processes for maintaining current follow-up
Cancer Registry Assessment: Assess current operational Cancer Registry.
A prioritized list of processes that are the most likely candidates for re-engineering
An executive Summary suitable for distribution to hospital administration with findings
Techniques to minimize any backlogs on a consistent basis
Recommended organizational structure for Cancer Registry functions
High-level designs for streamlining workflows
Outsourcing/Contracted Management of Cancer Registry
Institution of Best Practices
Reliable and sustained performance
Preparation of new 2012 reporting guidelines
A valued partnership
Our team has an average of 20+ years of experience in the Cancer Registry arena. All of our Registry staff are CTRs and may possess at least one or more of the following certifications: RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, and/or CPC-H.
We offer a complete line of Cancer Registry Services which includes both credentialed abstracting staff and remote management with advanced technology to help you meet your objectives. Pyramid is proud of our 24+ year track record for teaming with diverse healthcare organizations to help them maximize their financial goals in an ever-changing healthcare environment.