Improving Breast Cancer Screening Adherence Among Hospitalized Women.

  title={Improving Breast Cancer Screening Adherence Among Hospitalized Women.},
  author={Waseem Khaliq and Regina Landis and Scott Wright},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  volume={26 10},
BACKGROUND More than a third of hospitalized women are both overdue for breast cancer screening and at high risk for developing breast cancer. The purpose of the study was to evaluate if inpatient breast cancer screening education, scheduling an outpatient mammography appointment before hospital discharge at patients' convenience, phone call reminders, and a small monetary incentive ($10) would result in improved adherence with breast cancer screening for these patients. METHODS A prospective… CONTINUE READING