CDC Announces New Replication Manual for an
Effective Patient Navigation Model to Increase Colonoscopy Screening
The New Hampshire Colorectal Cancer Screening Program (NHCRCSP) patient navigation model has been highly effective in increasing the completion and quality of colonoscopy screening among underserved groups. Patients in this program were 11 times more likely to complete colonoscopy than a comparison group. Given their success, CDC and the NHCRCSP worked together to develop a manual to help others replicate the model. Expanded use of the NHCRCSP model can help reach our shared goal of 80% colorectal cancer screening by 2018.
Click here to download the manual, and forward to colleagues.
Send comments, questions, and suggestions to NHPNManual@cdc.gov or NHCRCSP@hitchcock.org.
Copyright Statement: The patient navigation model described in this manual was created by the New Hampshire Colorectal Cancer Screening Program (NHCRCSP) and developed through CDC grant number 5U58DP002053. It is copyright protected and not intended for commercial use or publication in part or in whole by any other parties without express written consent by NHCRCSP. The manual was developed by NHCRCSP and CDC and its dissemination is intended for use in public health.
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