An innovative, multidisciplinary public health model for increasing colorectal cancer screening rates in low income, multicultural patients receiving primary care from a large urban public health department
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Describe a cost effective training and quality improvement model for improving colorectal cancer screening in a public health care setting. List the steps needed to implement a centrally driven training model for multiple clinics with immediate application and measurement. Identify ways to apply this model and change concepts to other preventive screenings through population management strategies.
Keyword(s): Cancer Screening, Quality Improvement
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have served as project manager of multiple quality improvement initiatives focusing on improving the quality of patient care in a network of 12 community based primary care clinics. I have led curriculum development and trainings for clinic staff on the use of registries for panel management, and also developed measures and tools to support data-driven quality improvement.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.