Describe the terms primary data, secondary data, indices, and registries, detailing how they are acquired or derived and how they are used for management, patient care, and health trends.

Assignment Question

Prepare you for Section III. Secondary Data Sources of the final project First, you need to understand how primary and secondary data are used in creating indices and registries. Go to the National Program of Cancer Registries to learn about how registries work. Then, visit the United States Cancer Statistics site and select your specific state (or a state of your choice) from the “Cancer Data by State” menu. Review the information provided about your selected state, and address the following: Describe the terms primary data, secondary data, indices, and registries, detailing how they are acquired or derived and how they are used for management, patient care, and health trends. Explain the purpose of local and national registries. Describe a cancer registry, detailing how the registry is used and why it is important. Identify data elements that would be collected for a cancer registry such as the patient’s name or date of birth. Explain why a healthcare facility would need a policy around the governance of data collection and privacy of the registry. How Cancer Registries Work | CDC USCS Data Visualizations – CDC What to Submit This journal assignment should be at least 1 to 2 pages in length. Submit the assignment as a Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins. Support your answer with relevant sources and use APA formatting.