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National Cancer Registrars Association and Impac Software Announce Best Paper Award Recipients
Date:5/31/2009

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Impac Software joined the National Cancer Registrars Association's (NCRA) Journal of Registry Management (JRM) today to announce recipients of the Seventh Annual Impac Software-JRM Best Paper Award. Impac Software and JRM, the official journal of the NCRA, partnered on this award to recognize exemplary work in the cancer registry field throughout 2008. The awards were presented to the authors during NCRA's Annual Education Conference, currently taking place in New Orleans.

Published in the Winter 2008 issue of JRM, the Impac Software Award for Journal of Registry Management: Best Paper of the Year 2008, went to: "Development and Implementation of a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences-Interdisciplinary Degree (BAAS-ID) in Cancer Information Management." Arica White, MPH, CTR; Barbara Denton, MS, CTR and Maureen Sanderson, PhD co-authored this paper.

The 2008 Honorable Mention was awarded to: "Studying Patterns of Care: An Evaluation of a Project Using CDC-NPCR Data" published in the Spring 2008 issue of JRM. Linda G. Alley, PhD, RN; John P. Fulton, PhD; Jennifer M. Wike, MBA, MPH; Amy R. Kahn, MS, CTR; Winny Roshala, BA, CTR; Vivien W. Chen, PhD; Randi K. Rycroft, BA, BS, CTR; Susan Bolick-Aldrich, MSPH, CTR; Robert German, DrPH and Jan Snodgrass, CTR 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 Software has, again, provided support for this award. The original manuscripts selected are of great importance to everyone working with disease surveillance systems by describing new educational opportunities available to address CTR workforce issues and assuring qualified cancer registry professionals, and by describing methods in which cancer registry data are used to evaluate cancer patterns of care."

"This is the seventh consecutive year NCRA has awarded the Impac Software-JRM Best Paper award, and we remain dedicated to JRM's commitment to excellence and acknowledgement of authors for outstanding work in the field of cancer registry," says George Rugg, BS, Senior VP, LIS and Decision Support.

For latest cancer registry news from Impac Software, visit impac.com/registry.

About Impac Software

Impac Software provides software solutions that streamline clinical and business operations across the spectrum of cancer care. Impac Software's open integration to multiple healthcare data and imaging systems offers oncology-specific patient charting and practice management, as well as systems for anatomic pathology, clinical laboratory and cancer registry.

Impac Software is part of the Elekta Group, a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating cancer and brain disorders. Elekta employs around 2,500 people globally. Corporate headquarter is located in Stockholm, Sweden and the company is listed on the Nordic Exchange under the ticker EKTAb. For more information, visit impac.com and elekta.com.


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