Ky. university exchanges EHR data with state cancer registry

12/9/2012 | Healthcare Informatics online

Researchers at the University of Kentucky have successfully linked with the Kentucky Cancer Registry to report cancer cases via EHRs. The initiative is expected to boost state cancer control efforts by speeding up the analysis of trends in cancer statistics. "This project is laying the groundwork for electronic reporting, not only in Kentucky but across the United States," said Eric Durbin, cancer informatics director at the Kentucky Cancer Registry.

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