Continuity of care and cancer screening among health plan enrollees.

  title={Continuity of care and cancer screening among health plan enrollees.},
  author={Joshua J. Fenton and Peter Franks and Robert J. Reid and Joann G. Elmore and L D Baldwin},
  journal={Medical care},
  volume={46 1},
CONTEXT Although having a usual source of care has been associated with cancer screening, whether there is additional benefit from continuity with a specific physician is uncertain. In addition, little is known about the relationship between continuity of care and receipt of colorectal and prostate cancer screening. METHODS Subjects were enrolled in a Washington State health plan that operates an integrated delivery system that emphasizes access to primary care. Among patients age 50-78 years… CONTINUE READING


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