Primary care practice organization influences colorectal cancer screening performance.

@article{Yano2007PrimaryCP,
  title={Primary care practice organization influences colorectal cancer screening performance.},
  author={Elizabeth M. Yano and Lynn M Soban and Patricia H. Parkerton and David A. Etzioni},
  journal={Health services research},
  year={2007},
  volume={42 3 Pt 1},
  pages={1130-49}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify primary care practice characteristics associated with colorectal cancer (CRC) screening performance, controlling for patient-level factors. DATA SOURCES/STUDY SETTING Primary care director survey (1999-2000) of 155 VA primary care clinics linked with 38,818 eligible patients' sociodemographics, utilization, and CRC screening experience using centralized administrative and chart-review data (2001). STUDY DESIGN Practices were characterized by degrees of centralization… CONTINUE READING