The DIR is hosting a webinar at 1:00 p.m. CDT on the 29th to
review their new reporting formats. Dose Registry Support Services encourages
DIR facilities to register for this webinar by clicking on the following link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2608624724178001666
Effective this reporting period, the NRDR has significantly
changed the dose monitoring reports it provides to their enrolled facilities:
The NRDR has replaced the hard-copy, color-coded Excel Aggregate Reports with
a corresponding set of Interactive Aggregate Reports. The new,
Tableau-based, Interactive Aggregate reports offers facilities unprecedented
near real time and flexible access to their data in ways the fixed, hard-copy
Excel worksheets simply could not. These changes will alter the general
nature of what facilities receive directly from the DIR and what facilities
will be responsible for generating themselves.
Registry Support Services believes these are positive changes: The new
Tableau-based reports have advantages that the fixed, hard-copy Excel
worksheets did not have (albeit the hard-copy reports were easy to understand
and use). Having used the Interactive Reports for some time now, we find
them incredibly useful, but they are not without a learning curve.
challenge: The new report format requires facilities to self-generate some
of the reports the most useful reports that were previously compiled and sent
directly to them. Some facilities may find having to self-generate some of the
reports inconvenient and somewhat confusing, at least without some guidance.
To that end, the DIR is hosting a webinar at 1:00 p.m. CDT on
the 29th to review the new reports. Dose Registry Support Services
encourages its clients, customers, and friends to register and attend the
webinar, by clicking on the link in the first paragraph above.
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