Cancer Registry Services

Cancer Registry Services

Unprecedented Healthcare Challenges

  • Backlogged registries?
  • Trouble recruiting and retaining experienced, credentialed Certified Tumor Registrars (CTRs)?
  • Difficulty meeting updated state and CoC guidelines?
Less than
40 CoC
trained consultants in the entire country*

Atos offers a full line of Cancer Registry Services which includes remote management and credentialed abstracting staff as well as cutting-edge technology to assist you in meeting your objectives. Atos is proud of our 25+ year reputation for collaborating with a variety of healthcare organizations to assist them in increasing their financial goals in a constantly evolving healthcare environment. We offer comprehensive and complete Tumor Registry / Cancer Registry contracted services. Our follow-up assistants as well as our credentialed registrars are able to assist healthcare organizations in a diverse range of functions including the following.

Survey Assessment

  • Commission on Cancer (CoC) standards are reviewed for compliance
  • Identify deficiencies
  • Develop an action plan for improvement
  • Plan of action and executive report of findings

Survey Preparation

Atos can assist your Cancer Program in preparation for Commission on Cancer (CoC) on-site survey.

  • Our Cancer Registry experts will meet with your Cancer Committee to review on-site survey process
  • Ensure required documentation is included in Cancer Committee minutes.
  • Mock Survey
  • Assist your Cancer Registry department in completing the Survey Application Report
  • Assist you Cancer Program in assembling the required documentation for on-site survey and surveyor

Survey On-site/remote Abstracting

Atos will assist you in eliminating backlogs using:

  • Established CoC, state and facility criteria to abstract identified cases
  • Certified and experienced abstractors
  • Support services for state reporting


Cancer Registry Backlog Follow-Up

Atos assists 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

We assess current operational Cancer Registry

  • Analysis of staff
  • Create a prioritized list of your processes recommended for re-engineering
  • Create an executive summary with findings suited for delivery to pertinent hospital administration
  • Utilize various techniques to minimize any of your backlogs
  • Recommend an organizational structure for all Cancer Registry functions
  • Streamline your workflows with high-level designs.

Outsourcing/Contracted Management of Cancer Registry

Atos' Cancer Registry team averages over 20+ years of experience in the Cancer Registry arena. Every member of Atos' Cancer Registry staff are Certified Tumor Registrars. All of them possess at least one or more of the following certifications: CCS, RHIT, RHIA, CPC, CCS-P, and/or CPC-H.
When outsourcing to Atos, you will receive:

  • Institution of best practices
  • Sustained and reliable performance
  • Preparation of new reporting guidelines

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