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    Leading Health and Technology Organizations Release Common Cancer Data Standards to Enable Sharing Across EHR Systems and Improve Patient Care

    Leading Health and Technology Organizations Release Common Cancer Data Standards to Enable Sharing Across EHR Systems and Improve Patient Care

    mCODE™, a collaboration between ASCO, MITRE, and the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Foundation identified a core set of data elements that should be routinely captured in a standardized format in the electronic record of every cancer patient. Read More

    MITRE Announces Compass™, a New Open-Source Application to Collect Common Oncology Data

    MITRE Announces Compass™, a New Open-Source Application to Collect Common Oncology Data

    “MITRE announced Compass™, a first-in-class, open-source application to collect minimal common oncology data elements, or mCODE™, from electronic health records (EHR), today at the HIMSS19 Global Conference & Exhibition.” Read More

    Biden Cancer Initiative Recognizes MITRE Partnership's Core Cancer Model

    Biden Cancer Initiative Recognizes MITRE Partnership's Core Cancer Model

    “The MITRE Corporation announced a partnership with the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), its nonprofit subsidiary CancerLinQ LLC, and Intermountain Healthcare to develop and pilot M-CODE (Minimal Common Oncology Data Elements), a foundational set of cancer data elements collected from electronic health records (EHRs) that will enable better treatment decisions at the point of care.” Read More

    CancerLinQ: Cutting the Gordian Knot of Interoperability

    CancerLinQ: Cutting the Gordian Knot of Interoperability

    “The 2017 ASCO Oncology Practice Census identified that practices face a major source of pressure in their need to electronically integrate patient information from other practices and providers in a technological climate that does little to assist them in satisfying this need.” Read More

    mCODE and Compass (video)

    mCODE and Compass (video)

    “mCODE models a standard set of interoperable data that will be collected for every cancer patient, with the objective of substantially improving data for cancer care and research.” Read More 

    SMART on FHIR Application to Collect Common Oncology Data

    SMART on FHIR Application to Collect Common Oncology Data

    “Only 3 percent of adult cancer patients participate in clinical trials, limiting access to high-quality data across multiple types of cancers. To address this and other interoperability issues, MITRE has developed a SMART on FHIR application that takes advantage of a new standard for collecting minimal common oncology data elements from EHRs.” Read More

    What's Next for mCODE? (video)

    What's Next for mCODE? (video)

    “Andre Quina, Principal Investigator, Electronic Health Records, explains what’s next for mCODE.” Read More

     

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