Evaluating the quality of colorectal cancer care in the state of Florida: results from the Florida Initiative for Quality Cancer Care.

@article{Siegel2012EvaluatingTQ,
  title={Evaluating the quality of colorectal cancer care in the state of Florida: results from the Florida Initiative for Quality Cancer Care.},
  author={Erin M. Siegel and Paul B. Jacobsen and Mokenge Peter Malafa and William J. Fulp and Michelle L Fletcher and Ji-Hyun Lee and Jesusa Corazon R Smith and Richard Harvey Brown and Richard M Levine and Thomas H. Cartwright and Guillermo Abesada-Terk and George P. Kim and Carlos A Alema{\~n}y and Douglas Faig and Philip V Sharp and Merry-Jennifer Markham and David Shibata},
  journal={Journal of oncology practice},
  year={2012},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={239-45}
}
PURPOSE The Florida Initiative for Quality Cancer Care (FIQCC) was established to evaluate the quality of cancer care at the regional level across the state of Florida. This study assessed adherence to validated quality indicators in colorectal cancer (CRC) and the variability in adherence by practice site, volume, and patient age. METHODS The FIQCC is a consortium of 11 medical oncology practices in Florida. Medical record reviews were conducted for 507 patients diagnosed with CRC and seen… CONTINUE READING

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