More Comprehensive Discussion of CRC Screening Associated With Higher Screening
More comprehensive discussion of colorectal screening by primary care physicians was associated with higher screening rates among adults aged 51 to 80 years who were overdue for screening.
Automated Telephone Calls to Enhance Colorectal Cancer Screening: Economic Analysis
Automated telephone calls can increase colorectal cancer screening rates at a cost of about $40 per additional screen.
Change to FIT Increased CRC Screening Rates: Evaluation of a US Screening Outreach Program
Fecal immunochemical testing resulted in higher colorectal cancer screening rates than did guaiac fecal occult blood tests, with less dependence on office visits.
Self-Reported Health and Functional Status Information Improves Prediction of Inpatient Admissions and Costs
Among a Medicare population, use of 3 self-reported health items improves predicted inpatient admissions and healthcare costs when used with risk-prediction model.
Medication Use, Emergency Hospital Care Utilization, and Quality-of-Life Outcome Disparities by Race/Ethnicity Among Adults With Asthma
African Americans had more asthma-specific emergency care utilization, and African Americans and Native Americans/Aleutians/Eskimos were more likely to report lower asthma-specific quality-of-life scores, than whites.
How Well Do the HEDIS Asthma Inclusion Criteria Identify Persistent Asthma?
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