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Rapid Quality Reporting System (RQRS): Open For Enrollment
The CoC released the Rapid Quality Reporting System, a tool to facilitate the delivery of quality cancer care for all CoC-accredited cancer programs, on September 19. Enrollment is open, and use of RQRS is voluntary.
RQRS is a proactive tool that works to keep patients visible in what can sometimes be a large and complicated cancer care treatment network. RQRS is the first national system for any disease that tracks care over time, thus ensuring that patients can get the required care they need, when they need it. RQRS operates in “real clinical time,” enabling cancer centers and their physicians to get feedback from the NCDB on cases while they are actively under treatment. Previously such reporting and feedback tools have required up to two years before information could be delivered to a cancer patient's interdisciplinary cancer team.
Read the full article in the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) section.