Colorectal cancer screening

Innovations

Community Cancer Coalition Employs Navigators Who Enhance Access to Free Colonoscopy Screening for Uninsured Rural Patients 01/17/14

As part of the Community Cancer Screening Program ™, the Cancer Coalition of South Georgia employs trained professional health navigators from the local community who support community health...

Primary Care Clinic Simultaneously Offers Influenza Shot and Home Testing Kit to Eligible Patients During Influenza Season, Boosting Colorectal Cancer Screening Rate 03/13/13

The Chinatown Public Health Center, a primary care clinic in San Francisco that serves a patient population that primarily speaks Cantonese, implemented the influenza–fecal occult blood test...

Rural Practice Redesigns Care Processes To Allow Multidisciplinary Teams To Leverage Electronic Health Record, Leading to Better Screening of Medically Underserved 01/29/13

The Kodiak Area Native Association, a practice based in Kodiak, Alaska, redesigned its care processes in conjunction with adoption of a new electronic health record system, with the goal of...

Automated Calls Followed by Mailed Kits Significantly Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rate in Those Overdue for Testing 10/16/12

Kaiser Permanente Colorado reaches out to all average-risk members due for colorectal cancer screening through an automated call that educates them about the disease and screening options and then...

Primary Care Patients Use Interactive Preventive Health Record Integrated With Electronic Health Record, Leading to Enhanced Provision of Preventive Services 10/12/12

Patients served by 14 medical practices in Virginia use an interactive preventive health record to learn about their preventive health needs and access related educational information and tools....

QualityTools

Toolkit for Improving Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates 06/23/16
The Toolkit for Improving Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates presents several evidence-based strategies that health care provider organizations can use to increase colorectal cancer screening among their patients. This toolkit also provides a...
How To Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates in Practice: A Primary Care Clinician's Evidenced-Based Toolbox and Guide 03/06/14

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...

Influenza-Fecal Immunochemical Test and Influenza–Fecal Occult Blood Test Program Materials 05/15/13

The influenza-fecal immunochemical test (FLU-FIT) and influenza–fecal occult blood test (FLU-FOBT) Programs allow health care providers to increase access to colorectal cancer screening by offering home tests to patients at the time of their...

Screen for Life: National Colorectal Cancer Action Campaign 03/04/09

The Screen for Life: National Colorectal Cancer Action Campaign informs men and women aged 50 years or older about the importance of having regular colorectal cancer screening tests.

The central campaign messages include:

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A Lifetime of Good Health: Your Guide to Staying Healthy 12/17/07

This 42-page guide for women presents healthy behaviors to prevent and manage the many health conditions that can affect them. The guide addresses the following topics:

  • Recommended screenings and immunizations for women at average risk...

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