The following update is being introduced as part of NRDR version 13.19 on March 12, 2022.
Left Menu Report Name Updates (Facility Comparison Report)
In the NRDR portal, Interactive Report menu titles for Aggregate Reports are now titled Facility Comparison Reports for the following registries:
CTC – On the CTC Registry menu under Interactive Reports, the CTC Measures - Aggregate Report is now CTC Facility Comparisons Report
GRID – On the GRID Registry menu under Interactive Reports, the GRID Measures - Aggregate Report is now GRID Facility Comparisons Report
LCSR – On the LCSR Registry menu under Interactive Reports, the LCSR Measures - Aggregate Report is now LCSR Facility Comparisons Report
NMD -- NMD Registry Menu, Interactive Reports menu: change Measures - Aggregate Report to NMD Facility Comparisons Report
The Facility Comparisons reports provide insights into your facility's performance related to the respective registry's measures and compares your performance with facilities that have similar characteristics and with all facilities in the selected registry.
DIR Exam Detail
The DIR Exam Detail report has been updated to now include projection x-ray exams. To access this report select the Exam Detail link from the left navigation under the Reports > Static Reports section. Be sure to select the appropriate modality (CT or Projection X-ray), a Study Date range of interest, and then click the ‘Search’ button. This will return a list of all exams meeting the designated criteria. Clicking the ‘Detail’ link next to a particular exam will generate a summary document for that exam.
The basic format of the summary document will be:
Header - Facility, scanner/device and physician information
Patient - Patient demographic data
Radiation Dose – CT or Projection X-ray dose information for the entire exam across all irradiation events
Irradiation Event – Detailed event data for each irradiation event. This section will repeat for each event in the exam.
LCSR 1.5, 1.6 Additional Risk Factors / Histology, Stage Clinical or Pathologic, Overall Stage
LCSR File Version 1.5 and 1.6 data validation rules have been updated for data fields Additional risk factors and Histology/stage. The new data validation rule changes are below.
Additional risk factor fields:
History of cancers
Lung cancer in first-degree relative
Family history of lung cancer
Secondhand smoke exposure
Additional risk factor fields are required if:
(Examination Date) – (Date of Birth) > 80 or < 50
OR Smoking Status = (3-'Never Smoker' or 9-'Unknown if ever smoked')
OR Number of pack-years of smoking = null or <20 or >= 999
OR Number of years since quit > 15)
If Tissue Diagnosis 10, 11, then Histology, Stage Clinical or Pathologic, Overall Stage should be required
Note: For more information, please refer to the LCSR Data Dictionary and LCSR data submission files.