Staffing time required to increase cancer-screening rates through telephone support.

@article{Robinson2010StaffingTR,
  title={Staffing time required to increase cancer-screening rates through telephone support.},
  author={Christina M. Robinson and Michael L. Beach and Mary Ann Greene and Andrea Cassells and Jonathan N. Tobin and Allen J. Dietrich},
  journal={The Journal of ambulatory care management},
  year={2010},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={143-54}
}
We describe the staff time required by the prevention care manager-tailored telephone support intervention, which significantly increased breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer-screening rates among female patients of Community Health Centers in New York City. For a sample of 38 women whose intervention was timed, prevention care managers spent an average of 99 minutes per woman on the phone and on related follow-up tasks over 18 months, or 248 minutes for each additional cancer-screening test… CONTINUE READING

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