Patient Navigation to Increase Mammography Screening Among Inner City Women

@article{Phillips2010PatientNT,
  title={Patient Navigation to Increase Mammography Screening Among Inner City Women},
  author={Christine Elizabeth Phillips and BA JessicaD.Rothstein and Kristine A. Beaver MPH and Bonnie J. Sherman and MPH Karen M. Freund and MPH Tracy A. Battaglia},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={26},
  pages={123-129}
}
Lower mammography screening rates among minority and low income women contribute to increased morbidity and mortality from breast cancer. To evaluate the effect of a patient navigation intervention on adherence rates to biennial screening mammography among women engaged in primary care at an inner-city academic medical center. Quality improvement intervention with a concurrent control group, conducted from February to November of 2008. All women in a hospital-based primary care practice aged 51… CONTINUE READING