The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has scheduled a series of six calls with electronic health records vendors to walk through the Stage 2 meaningful use public health menu objective for reporting cancer cases to a cancer registry.

The calls are designed to enable vendors to ask questions and receive technical assistance as they develop the required reporting capability. The one-hour calls, starting at 3 p.m. EST, are scheduled on March 20, April 17, May 1, May 15, June 5 and June 19. The phone number is 1-866-600-0487 with a passcode 63666994. The supporting Web seminar is at https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/cdc/join and the meeting ID is K7HXG6. The Attendee Key is t$#T@}}8R.

The objective for menu set measure 5 is: “Capability to identify and report cancer cases to a public health central cancer registry, except where prohibited, and in accordance with applicable law and practice. The measure is: Successful ongoing submission of cancer case information from certified electronic health record technology to a public health central cancer registry for the entire EHR reporting period.”

More information on the measure is available here.

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