Document Type

Research Project

Publication Date

11-2014

Abstract

Cancer registry is a growing field and with data being collected year round the data needs to be of good quality standing. Quality of cancer care is measurable per standards when met within the time frame allotted per care regimen. Cancer programs are evaluating and implementing new process to make their data valid and complete through information technology and connection among hospital-based and community-based practices. The aim of this study is to review the available validity, barriers and utilization related to quality of cancer care data. The studies were consistent among each other in that a concurrent review of data, real-time collection, will be valid to the standards in cancer care. Rapid Quality Reporting System is still in its prime stage and the studies have concluded that using the reporting tool is best.