Zietman, M.D., ASTRO chairman and a radiation oncologist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, said. With every cancer patient, the goal is to treat and/or cure their disease in the safest and most effective way possible, that’s why ASTRO is focused completely on ensuring patient safety. Since the strategy was established, ASTRO has produced great strides in its Target Safely goals. Over the past year, ASTRO has: Proposed federal government legislation to develop a national medical error reporting system and an individual safety database for radiation oncology. Tested the compatibility of different radiation oncology gear vendors. Four use cases, or interoperability complications, were tested and exceeded effectively. Complications submitted to IHE-RO are examined by a taskforce composed of vendors, physicists and clinicians and taken to vendors directly.Denis Kay, Director, BioTalent Canada Dr. Lesley Warren, Professor, Biogeochemistry, McMaster University Brian Krug, 17, of John F. Ross C.V.We., Guelph, second place nationwide SABC winner 2010. The IHLC will become a ‘one-stop-shop’ source of information, providing independent tips and guidance to potential designers of links and the ones desperate to strengthen existing links between health organisations in the developing world and those in the UK. With a dedicated open up access website, a library of assets will be accessible which is appropriate to both worldwide users and NHS organisations in the united kingdom and which will support them in developing those links.