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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

Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: http://nccrt.org/about/provider-education/crc-clinician-guide/

Developer

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

Funding Sources

American Cancer Society; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


QualityTool Topic

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History

  • Release Date: 2006
  • Review Date: 2008
  • Original Summary: 03/2014
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Last updated: May 07, 2014.