Non-visit-based cancer screening using a novel population management system.

@article{Atlas2014NonvisitbasedCS,
  title={Non-visit-based cancer screening using a novel population management system.},
  author={Steven J. Atlas and Adrian H. Zai and Jeffrey M. Ashburner and Yuchiao Chang and Sanja Percac-Lima and Douglas E. Levy and Henry C. Chueh and Richard W. Grant},
  journal={Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM},
  year={2014},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={
          474-85
        }
}
BACKGROUND Advances in information technology (IT) now permit population-based preventive screening, but the best methods remain uncertain. We evaluated whether involving primary care providers (PCPs) in a visit-independent population management IT application led to more effective cancer screening. METHODS We conducted a cluster-randomized trial involving 18 primary care practice sites and 169 PCPs from June 15, 2011, to June 14, 2012. Participants included adults eligible for breast… CONTINUE READING
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