Central registry

What is Central registry?

Central registry meaning Central registries vary in scope and purpose. A central registry collects information from hospitals in a county, region, or state. The large number of cancer cases in the database makes the analyses statistically significant and allows the central registry to do a wide range of studies.The term "central registry" can be loosely applied to any group of hospital registries that submit their data to a central database and could share the services of epidemiologists, statisticians and clinicians.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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