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. "Front Matter." Enhancing Data Systems to Improve the Quality of Cancer Care. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2000.
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THE DATA INFRASTRUCTURE FOR HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH
Linkage of Cancer Registries to Administrative Data,
Cancer Registries as a Sampling Frame for Special Studies,
Developing Health Services Research Consortiums,
Federal Health Surveys and Data,
STATUS OF THE CANCER CARE DATA SYSTEM
Well-Established Quality-of-Care Measures,
Computer-Based Patient Records,
National, Population-Based Case Selection,
Established Benchmarks for Quality Improvement,
Data Systems for Local Quality Assurance Purposes,
FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
What Would the Ideal Cancer Care Data System Look Like?
How Are Current Cancer Data Systems Meeting the Needs of Healthcare Systems?
What Steps Can be Taken to Enhance Data Systems So That They Can Be Used to Monitor and Improve the Quality of Cancer Care?
ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS
Ensuring Quality Cancer Care, Report Summary,
Workshop Agenda and Participants,
Summary of Selected Registry-Based Quality Studies,
Information on Cancer Registries, by State,
Reporting Requirements, NPCR, NCDB, SEER,