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Primary Care Clinic Simultaneously Offers Influenza Shot and Home Testing Kit to Eligible Patients During Influenza Season, Boosting Colorectal Cancer Screening Rate 8/13/2014
A primary care clinic serving primarily Cantonese patients offers eligible individuals who come in for a visit during influenza season an influenza shot and a home fecal occult blood test, leading to a significant increase in colorectal cancer screening.
In-Office Education via Hand-Held Electronic Device Enhances Patient Knowledge Without Burdening Primary Care Staff 7/30/2014
A primary care clinic offers patients 3- to 5-minute educational video modules, leading to enhanced patient knowledge without placing incremental demands on physicians and staff.
Attempt One-Time Personalized Electronic Reminder From Primary Care Physician to Patient Does Not Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates 7/2/2014
A one-time personalized electronic message from a patient’s primary care physician did not increase colorectal cancer screening rates in eligible adults overdue for such screening.
Letter From Personal Physician With Video Decision Aid and Direct-Access Testing Improves Colon Cancer Screening Rates 6/4/2014
Patients received a mailed package that included a personalized letter from the patient's physician, a colon cancer screening decision aid video, and instructions for scheduling a screening test without an office visit.
Automated Calls Followed by Mailed Kits Significantly Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rate in Those Overdue for Testing 2/12/2014
Health plan members due for colorectal cancer screening and at low risk for the disease receive an automated educational call and a test kit to compete at home and return by mail, leading to a fourfold increase in the likelihood of screening in this hard-to-reach population.

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Influenza-Fecal Immunochemical Test and Influenza–Fecal Occult Blood Test Program Materials 9/11/2013
The FLU-FIT and 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 annual influenza shots.
Colorectal Cancer Screening – Physician Data Query (PDQ®) (Health Professional Version) 4/11/2008
This summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about colorectal cancer screening.
Colorectal Cancer Screening – Physician Data Query (PDQ®) (Patient Version) 4/11/2008
This summary provides patients with information about colorectal cancer screening.
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Last updated: August 27, 2014.