How we doubled colorectal cancer screening rates
March is colorectal cancer (CRC) awareness month, so it’s an appropriate time to reflect on how to increase the number of people who get screened for this cancer that’s largely preventable through screening. Between 2005 and 2012, Kaiser Permanente, Northern California, doubled the percentage of our eligible patients who were screened for CRC.
So how did we do it?
We employ a combined screening model with fecal immunochemical test (FIT) outreach and …