The 2024 Healthcare Analytics Summit (HAS 24)
The 2024 Healthcare Analytics Summit (HAS) shows that the imagination and the inspiration needed to innovate in healthcare can come from anywhere. In its tenth year, HAS 24 is the premier event showcasing data and analytics’ critical role in tackling some of healthcare’s greatest challenges. Join healthcare’s do-ers, hard workers, believers, game-changers, and impact-makers in Salt Lake City to leverage our collective expertise and experience to Imagine, Innovate, and Impact healthcare.
Industry-leading keynote speakers will help us imagine what’s possible, and educational breakout sessions will move us from inspiration to impact. See firsthand how AI and analytics tools can power organizational transformation, and network with industry leaders and problem-solvers.
Join us for "Unlocking the Power of NLP in Pathology Casefinding" webinar
We are delighted to extend a special invitation to you for our upcoming webinar - Unlocking the Power of NLP in Pathology Casefinding.
This exclusive online event promises to be an enlightening experience, providing an overview of the ground-breaking CRStar/HLA-Global Reportability Solution, the collaboration between two industry leaders - ERS, a Health Catalyst Company, and HLA-Global - that will provide cancer registries with a fully automated pathology NLP reportability solution for casefinding, addressing a key need for registries.
Join us Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 12 pm ET to learn about the NLP reportability service, how this service will increase productivity and efficiency in the cancer registry and how health systems see a quick ROI.
To secure your spot, please register via the link below. Hurry, as spaces are limited!
Health Catalyst Acquires ERS
Bolsters Managed Services Offering with Data Abstraction and Oncology Registry Management Capabilities
Salt Lake City, Utah – November 2, 2023 – Health Catalyst, Inc. (“Health Catalyst,” Nasdaq: HCAT), a leading provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations, today announced that it has acquired Electronic Registry Systems, Inc. (ERS), a market leader in cancer registry software and services.
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, ERS provides cancer registry compliance and informatics services to enable customers to achieve their cancer center clinical and business objectives with a goal of improving cancer care for every patient. ERS has provided solutions to the cancer registry field since 1989 and is widely recognized for its flagship platform solution, CRStar. Specifically designed for Certified Tumor Registrars, the CRStar platform records and reports vital cancer patient information to oncology registries.
CRStar, in conjunction with ARMUS by Health Catalyst, strengthens Health Catalyst’s comprehensive data abstraction and registry management capabilities and will enhance the company’s Tech-Enabled Managed Services (TEMS) offering within the chart abstraction domain.
“This acquisition brings together two organizations deeply aligned in our belief in the power of data and analytics to drive improved clinical, operational, and financial outcomes,” said Dan Burton, CEO of Health Catalyst. “By combining our strengths, we’re well-positioned to support future TEMS growth in data abstraction and registry management within the cardiology and oncology domains. I’m confident we are better equipped to achieve our mission with ERS employees on our team.”
Commenting on the acquisition, CEO of ERS Rohit Nayak shared, “As a leading cancer registry software and informatics platform, ERS has played a key role right from the early days of the industry. We have remained steadfast in our mission to help cancer centers improve cancer care for every patient, and with Health Catalyst, we know we are best positioned to expand on this vision in new ways. We are excited to be a part of the Health Catalyst family and look forward to continuing to grow our collaboration and partnership with our clients and partners.”
About Health Catalyst
Health Catalyst is a leading provider of data and analytics technology and services to healthcare organizations committed to being the catalyst for massive, measurable, data-informed healthcare improvement. Its customers leverage the cloud-based data platform—powered by data from more than 100 million patient records and encompassing trillions of facts—as well as its analytics software and professional services expertise to make data-informed decisions and realize measurable clinical, financial, and operational improvements. Health Catalyst envisions a future in which all healthcare decisions are data informed.
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ERS to attend upcoming state meetings
ERS will be attending the following in-person events. Please be sure to stop by to learn what's new with ERS and CRStar.
- Ohio (OCRA) Annual Meeting - Sept. 21 & 22 in North Canton, OH
- Texas (TxTRA) Annual Conference - Sept. 25-27 in Lubbock, TX
- Alabama (ACRA) Annual Educational Conference - Oct. 5 & 6 in Mobile, AL
- South Carolina (SCCRA) Educational Conference - Oct. 5 & 6 in Spartanburg, SC
- Michigan (MiCRA) Annual Education Conference - Oct. 12 & 13 in Detroit, MI
- Tennessee (TODAA) Education Conference - Oct. 12 & 13 in Chattanooga, TN
- New York (NYCRA) Annual Educational Conference - Oct. 16 & 17 in Saratoga Springs, NY
- North Carolina (ANCCR) Annual Educational Conference - Oct. 23 & 24 in Wrightsville Beach, NC
- Indiana (ICRA) Fall Conference - Nov. 9 & 10 in Indianapolis, IN
Additionally, several of our speakers from the ERS Speakers Bureau will be presenting topics at various meetings and conferences:
- Dr. Rick Greene will speak in-person at the Alabama and Michigan conferences as well as virtually for the California conferece in November.
- Melanie Rogan, CTR, will speak in person at the Tennessee and North Carolina meetings as well as virtually for the Alabama meeting.
- Amy Arnold, CTR, will present virtually at the Minnesota/Wisconsin Regional Conference in October.
Excel for Beginners: Cancer Registry Analytics
Save the date for our upcoming webinar: Excel for Beginners: Cancer Registry Analytics scheduled for September 2023. Presented by Amy Arnold, BA, CTR, Manager, Strategic Services for ERS, this educational webinar will discuss basic Excel navigation, familiarize participants with how to utilize basic Excel functionality as well as demonstrate how to utilize Excel to manage cancer registry tasks and how to utilize Excel for cancer registry data analytics.
The webinar is open to all current CRStar clients and attendees will receive CE credit from NCRA. Please contact your Regional Client Advocate Specialist for registration information!
Meet our partners at NCRA 2023
ERS has collaborated with best-in-class partners who share our vision and provide innovations ranging from NLP solutions to patient navigation, real-world evidence, and multi-disciplinary care platforms.
Our partnerships with HLA-Global, Nursenav, OncoLens and Syapse, expand on CRStar’s abilities in unique ways to provide workflow and abstracting efficiencies while allowing CTRs to focus on the value-added support for their cancer centers.
Connect with us at this year’s NCRA Educational Conference! Stop by ERS Booth 201 and learn about how our partnerships can help your registry achieve more with its cancer data!
ERS is a Gold Sponsor for the 2023 NCRA Educational Convention in San Diego, CA
ERS is participating in the 2023 NCRA Education Convention in San Diego, CA as a Gold Sponsor. Our team is excited to be on-site to share how CRStar, our cancer registry management solution, can provide cancer programs with a valuable foundation of data and insights that provide for the best cancer care for every patient.
Connect with us at Booth 201 ... Stop by to say "hi" and register for a chance to win a Michael Kors Shoulder Bag!
ERS Celebrates National Cancer Registrars Week 2023
The staff at ERS wishes the CTR community a very happy National Cancer Registrars Week, April 3-7, 2023.
Cancer registrars play a pivotal role in capturing and analyzing the data that drives prevention, research, treatment, and outcome initiatives that directly impact the quality and outcomes of patient care. Administrators and clinicians have come to rely on the cancer registry as “the driving force of cancer data!”
We salute your hard work, commitment, and dedication!
Dr. Frederick L. Greene to present at ACE 2023
Frederick L. Greene, MD FACS, Chief Medical Officer for ERS, is presenting a session at the upcoming Association of Cancer Executives (ACE) 2023 Annual Meeting. He will be speaking on the topic, "A Financial Toxicity Cancer Conference: Creation and Outcomes" on January 24 at the meeting being held in Rancho Mirage, CA.