Uniform data standards committee

What is Uniform data standards committee?

Uniform data standards committee meaning A standing committee of the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) charged with compiling and resolving issues in coding, editing, and data exchange standards among NAACCR member organizations. This NAACCR committee provides the forum to discuss data issues and reach consensus on data standards. It includes members from all of the major standard-setting organizations, as well as several central registries and registry software providers.By June of each year, new and revised standards are released for implementation in January of the subsequent year as the Standards of Cancer Registries, Volume II: Data Standards and Data Dictionary. http://www.naaccr.org/StandardsandRegistryOperations/VolumeII.aspx

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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