MINNEAPOLIS, and SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- IMPAC Medical Systems, Inc., an Elekta company, and leading provider of oncology information technology solutions, joined the National Cancer Registrars Association's (NCRA) Journal of Registry Management (JRM) today to announce recipients of the Sixth Annual IMPAC-JRM Best Paper Award. IMPAC and JRM, the official journal of the NCRA, partnered on this award to recognize exemplary work in the cancer registry field throughout 2007. The awards were presented to the prize-winning co-authors during NCRA's Annual Education Conference, currently taking place in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The IMPAC Award for Journal of Registry Management: Best Paper of the Year 2007, went to: "Use of Free-text Documentation for Research Involving Imaging and Scoping Procedures in Lung Cancer in the Sacramento Region of the California Cancer Registry" published in the Winter 2007 issue of JRM. Monica Brown, MPH, PhD; Katrina Bauer, MD, CTR; Nancy Schlag, BS, CTR; Karen G. Chee, MDc; and Prima N. Lara, Jr, MD co-authored this paper.
The 2007 Honorable Mention was awarded to: "Economic Assessment of Central Cancer Registry Operations. Part I: Methods and Conceptual Framework" published in the Fall 2007 issue of JRM. Suijha Subramanian, PhD; Jeremy Green, BA; Florence Tangka, PhD; Hannah Weir, PhD; Frances Michaud, CTR; and Donatus Ekwueme, PhD co-authored this paper.
"This award was designed to honor and recognize outstanding
contributions to disease surveillance systems and the literature addressing
those systems," says Reda Wilson, RHIT, CTR, and Editor-in-Chief of the
Journal of Registry Management. "The NCRA Journal of Registry Management is
pleased that IMPAC has, again, provided support for this award. The
original manuscripts selected are of great importance to everyone working
with disease surveillance systems by documenting new ways in which the
critical information may be accessed and utilized, and b
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