METRIQ's capabilities, demonstrated at IMPAC's Cancer Registry Users Meeting, include features that streamline the entire cancer registry process from casefinding
and abstracting to reporting and data analysis.
Profile of Medicare Beneficiaries with AIDS: Application of AIDS Casefinding
Comparison of three casefinding
strategies relative to elderly alcohol abusers.
SAN DIEGO -- Consider the site of use when selecting brief casefinding
instruments for late-life depression, Cynthia Gruman, Ph.
The Case Against Compulsory Casefinding
in Controlling AIDS--Testing, Screening and Reporting, 12 Am.
The article discusses the AIDS epidemic and Medicare eligibility rules in relation to AIDS, describes the casefinding process and the evidence supporting its potential accuracy, and presents our findings from applying this casefinding process to a 100-percent sample of Medicare beneficiaries from 1991-93.
The AIDS casefinding methodology, which was developed at Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Independent living services can help with VR outreach and casefinding
in rural and urban areas.
33)See generally, Lawrence Gostin, William Curran, and Mary Clark, "The Case Against Compulsory Casefinding
in Controlling AIDS: Testing, Screening and Reporting," American Journal of Law and Medicine 12:1 (1986), 7-53; Lawrence Gostin and William Curran, "AIDS Screening, Confidentiality and the Duty to Warn," American Journal of Public Health 77:3 (1987), 361-65.
The new agreement calls for Precyse Solutions to perform and provide casefinding activities and provide qualified Certified Tumor Registrars with extensive experience in oncology data collection, management and reporting.
Under the agreement, Precyse will contact and visit Vermont hospitals to obtain incidence information on specific cancers; research medical records and state registry files to screen out recurrent cases and to confirm other eligibility criteria; and conduct annual casefinding audits at hospitals to verify that all eligible cases have been reported to the registry.
Screening--This is a casefinding
process to identify those in the targeted population who need case management.