8:30 a.m.

Keynote Address

Carolyn Clancy, Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


A learning health care system: a framework for knowing what works and developing the infrastructure needed for developing evidence from medical practice to better inform decisions regarding delivery of effective highquality care for the patient.

9:20 a.m.

New Approaches to Organization and Uses of Cancer Registries: Local, State, and National Experience

Moderator: Robert German, Associate Director for Science, Division of Cancer Prevention & Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Georgia Cancer Quality Information Exchange

William Todd, President & CEO, Georgia Cancer Coalition


Strengthening State Cancer Registry Data by Linking to Public and Private Data Sources

Joseph Lipscomb, Professor of Public Health, Emory University


Reengineering the Cancer Data Infrastructure for Quality Evaluation and Care Management: The National Cancer Database Model

Stephen Edge, Chair, Department of Breast Surgery, Roswell Park Cancer Institute


SEER Medicare Data Linkage

Arnold Potosky, Director of Health Services Research, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

10:30 a.m.

Ten-Minute Coffee Break

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