How To Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates in Practice: A Primary Care Clinician's Evidenced-Based Toolbox and Guide

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How To Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates in Practice: A Primary Care Clinician's Evidenced-Based Toolbox and Guide

Description

This guide outlines efficient ways for medical practices to get eligible patients the colorectal cancer screening tests they need. It contains evidenced-based tools, sample templates, and strategies that can help practices improve their screening performance.

The guide includes the following tools:

  • Phone scripts, reminder letters, postcards
  • Preventive services schedules
  • Audit and tracking sheets
  • Brochures, pamphlets, posters

Developer:

National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable; Thomas Jefferson University Department of Family Medicine

Funding Sources:

American Cancer Society; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

History

Release Date: 2006
Review Date: 2008
Original Summary: March 2014
Last Updated: 05/07/14

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