Using Population Data to Reduce Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening, Arkansas, 2006
Preventing Chronic Disease, 08/17/2012Greene P et al.
Survey results informed efforts to decrease disparities in colorectal cancer screening in Arkansas. Efforts should focus on reimbursing providers and patients for screening costs, encouraging the use of physicians as a point of entry to screening programs, and promoting a balanced approach (ie, multiple options) to screening recommendations. The methods established a model for developing screening programs for medically underserved populations.
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