CRStar Celebrates NCRW 2024

The CRStar team joins cancer registrars throughout the world to observe the 28th annual National Cancer Registrars Week (NCRW), April 8-12, 2024. It is our privilege to take a moment to honor and recognize the invaluable contributions of our dedicated cancer registrars.

This week is not only a time to acknowledge the critical role of cancer registrars in our healthcare system but also an opportunity to express our gratitude for their dedication, professionalism, and compassion. Behind every statistic, every treatment plan, and every research breakthrough, there are individuals diligently recording and analyzing data to make a difference in the lives of cancer patients and their families.

We extend our heartfelt appreciation for your unwavering commitment to excellence. Your work is instrumental in shaping the future of cancer care, and we are profoundly grateful for your contributions.

Thank you for your continued dedication and for being an essential part of our healthcare community.

We hope to see you at NCRA 2024 in Indianapolis from April 24-27! You can find us at Booth #201 in you are attending in person or see our virtual booth if you are attending online.

CRStar by Health Catalyst is a Silver Sponsor for the 2024 NCRA Educational Convention in Indianapolis, IN

CRStar by Health Catalyst is participating in the 2024 NCRA Education Convention in Indianapolis as a Silver Sponsor. Our team is excited to be on-site to share how CRStar 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 see some familiar faces, meet our new team members and register for our door prize!

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.

What You Need to Know: Call for Data & v24 Changes

Save the date for our upcoming educational webinar, What You Need to Know: Call for Data & v24 Changes. This one hour webinar will be presented by Amy Arnold, BA, CTR, Manager, Strategic Services, on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024. An encore presentation will take place on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024. Invitations will be emailed to clients the week of Feb. 6, 2024. CEU credits from NCRA are pending.

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.

Media Contact:
Amanda Hundt
Vice President, Corporate Communications

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.

Additionally, several of our speakers from the ERS Speakers Bureau will be presenting topics at various meetings and conferences:

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!