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Suggested Citation:"Acronyms." Institute of Medicine. 2010. A Foundation for Evidence-Driven Practice: A Rapid Learning System for Cancer Care: Workshop Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12868.
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Acronyms

ACOR Association of Cancer Online Resources

AHRQ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

ALS amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

ASCO American Society of Clinical Oncology

ASPH Association of Schools of Public Health

caBIG™ Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid

CCHIT Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CED coverage with evidence development

CER comparative effectiveness research

CHOP cyclophosphamide, hydroxydaunorubicin, vincristine, and prednisolone

CME continuing medical education

CMS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CoC Commission on Cancer

CSCW computer-supported cooperative work

CT computed tomography

Suggested Citation:"Acronyms." Institute of Medicine. 2010. A Foundation for Evidence-Driven Practice: A Rapid Learning System for Cancer Care: Workshop Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12868.
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DCIS ductal carcinoma in situ

DICOM Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine

EHR electronic health record

FDA Food and Drug Administration

GCCR Georgia Comprehensive Cancer Registry

GIST gastrointestinal stromal tumor

HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HIT health information technology

HITECH Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act

HITSP Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel

IHE Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise

IOM Institute of Medicine

IT information technology

IVA instrumental variable analysis

KP Kaiser Permanente

MRI magnetic resonance imaging

NCCCP NCI Community Cancer Centers Program

NCCN National Comprehensive Cancer Network

NCDB National Cancer Data Base

NCI National Cancer Institute

NHIN National Health Information Network

NIH National Institutes of Health

NPCR National Program of Cancer Registries

NQF National Quality Forum

NRC National Research Council

ONC Office of the National Coordinator

PET positron emission tomography

Suggested Citation:"Acronyms." Institute of Medicine. 2010. A Foundation for Evidence-Driven Practice: A Rapid Learning System for Cancer Care: Workshop Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/12868.
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QOPI Quality Oncology Practice Initiative

RCT randomized clinical trial

RLHS rapid learning healthcare system

RQRS Rapid Quality Reporting System

SEER Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results

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The IOM's National Cancer Policy Forum held a workshop October 5-6, 2009, to examine how to apply the concept of a 'rapid learning health system' to the problem of cancer. This document summarizes the workshop.

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