Holly K
Writer #20197
Grayling, MI
Joined 8/9/2017
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60 Projects
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Holly K is an experienced traveler, having visited 47 of the 50 states, Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean. She travels despite a disability and being gluten-free by necessity. She has extensive experience finding unique and inventive ways to accommodate her gluten-free requirements and her ambulatory issues while still traveling to locales as disparate as Las Vegas and the wilds of the Yukon.
She is a hand-spinner and weaver, a crazy quilter and a lover of flea markets, antique stores and garage sales. She enjoys re-purposing household items, particularly through crazy quilting, and reselling her projects at the "never ending garage sale" she conducts every summer at her farm in northern Michigan.
She accompanies her husband on fly fishing trips and helps run and maintain his fly shop. She is an experienced kayaker, boater and outdoors-woman. Despite ambulatory disabilities, both Holly and her husband Mike, have managed to maintain their active outdoor lifestyle and have many practical tips to help anyone get out and have fun in the woods and on the water. They are active hunters with both firearms and bows and are experienced at processing their wild game. Their homesteading lifestyle includes heating by woodstove, wild foraging, herbal medicine, raising chickens, gardening and caring for an orchard.
Professionally, Holly is an Oncology Data Manager. She has spent the last 20 years helping to gather statistics on cancer incidence, prevalence and treatment outcomes. She has been involved in writing Commission on Cancer Approved Program Annual Reports showcasing individual and networked facilities' data. She has also been involved in the writing and preparation of various marketing brochures for all aspects of the Oncology market: Breast Centers, Radiation Oncology centers, infusion centers and Physician practices. She has worked in over 45 different hospitals ranging from 30 bed rural clinics to university-owned teaching hospitals. Her expertise in Cancer Registry management has been shared on industry websites and in the presentation of informative talks to her fellow cancer registry and health information management professionals.
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Holly K's Health Industry Experience

40 Projects Completed

Holly K., CTR has been involved in various aspects of planning, writing and producing a variety of Cancer Program Annual Reports, Oncology marketing brochures, patient information packets, educational materials, etc for the Oncology departments and American College of Surgeons Approved Cancer Programs she has worked for over the last twenty years. She has also produced articles relating to Cancer Registry management that have been published in a variety of industry periodicals and on websites.

Specialties

Travel, cooking gluten-free, crazy quilting, embroidery, hand-spinning, weaving, camping, hunting, fishing, homesteading, small space living, raising chickens, caring for chickens, cats, dogs, horses, gardening, wild foraging, antiquing, garage sales, repurposing, Oncology Data collection, Cancer Registry Management, Cancer Registry Data Quality, Cancer Survival Statistics, Cancer Incidence, Prevalence and data trends. Certified Tumor Registrar, training, mentoring and the CTR Exam preparations. Commission on Cancer Survey Preparation and Deficiency Correction.

Interests

Travel including with disabilities, cooking gluten-free, crazy quilting, embroidery, hand-spinning, weaving, camping, hunting, fishing, homesteading, small space living, raising chickens, caring for chickens, cats, dogs, horses, gardening, wild foraging, antiquing, garage sales, repurposing, silk embroidery, silk fabric care, photography, boating, kayaking, archery, Cancer Data Management, Oncology Data Quality, Patient follow-up, cancer survival, treatment summaries, evaluation of the local Oncology market, cancer registry automation, CTR training and education

Education

Lehigh Carbon Community College

Holly studied all aspects of Medical Records management, Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology, including extensive lab work and dissections. The Lehigh Carbon program included database structure and management, ICD-9, CPT and HCPCS Level 3 coding. She graduated as a Phi Theta Kappa member, and Cum Laude.

Health

40 Projects Completed

Holly K., CTR has been involved in various aspects of planning, writing and producing a variety of Cancer Program Annual Reports, Oncology marketing brochures, patient information packets, educational materials, etc for the Oncology departments and American College of Surgeons Approved Cancer Programs she has worked for over the last twenty years. She has also produced articles relating to Cancer Registry management that have been published in a variety of industry periodicals and on websites.

Annual Report

20 Projects Completed

Holly K has either been primarily responsible or part of a team responsible for the writing, editing and printing of numerous Oncology Program Annual Reports at hospitals varying in size from small Community to University Teaching Hospitals and Networks. She was also responsible for data production and presentation for these Annual Reports, including attractive graphs with appropriate explanations. Finding ways to present Cancer Data so it is clearly understood by both physicians and the Lay public is her specialty.

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