Automated Calls Followed by Mailed Kits Significantly Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rate in Those Overdue for Testing
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.
Letter From Personal Physician With Video Decision Aid and Direct-Access Testing Improves Colon Cancer Screening Rates
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.
Primary Care Clinic Simultaneously Offers Influenza Shot and Home Testing Kit to Eligible Patients During Influenza Season, Boosting Colorectal Cancer Screening Rate
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.
One-Time Personalized Electronic Reminder From Primary Care Physician to Patient Does Not Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates
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.
In-Office Education via Hand-Held Electronic Device Enhances Patient Knowledge Without Burdening Primary Care Staff
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.
Show Innovation Attempts
Show Policy Profiles
Influenza-Fecal Immunochemical Test and Influenza–Fecal Occult Blood Test Program Materials
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)
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)
This summary provides patients with information about colorectal cancer screening.