What is RQRS? The Basics
Recorded on April 19, 2013 (45 minutes)

Content current as of 5/1/2013


This course will provide a brief overview of the Commission on Cancer's newest quality data tool the Rapid Quality Reporting System (RQRS). This overview will describe the benefits and uses of RQRS for individual cancer programs.


Target Audience:
1. Cancer Program Administrator
2. Cancer Committee Chair
3. Cancer Liaison Physician
4. Cancer Registrar
5. Quality Improvement Coordinator
6. Surveyor
7. State Chair


Experience Level: This educational program is appropriate for new users of RQRS.


Learning Objectives:
Participants in this webinar will be able to:

1. Participants will understand the goals of RQRS.
2. Users will be able to articulate how RQRS differs from other CoC data quality tools.
3. Participants will be able to determine the potential added value of RQRS within their cancer program.


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Erica McNamara
Quality Improvement Analyst
American College of Surgeons/National Cancer Data Base
Chicago, IL

Erica McNamara is a Quality Improvement Information Analyst for the National Cancer Database of the Commission on Cancer (CoC).  During her four years working for the CoC she has be integrally involved in the development and education of the Rapid Quality Reporting System (RQRS).  Ms. McNamara has a Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology and a Masters of Management in Healthcare Administration. 


CE Credit: The National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA) has determined that this program 2013-052 supports 0.5 CE hours.

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