Primary Care Based Randomized Trial to Reduce Cancer Screening Disparities
This project is designed to implement and rigorously evaluate a cancer screening quality
improvement project within a practice serving underserved patients. The project involves use
of a patient registry coupled with patient reminders,recall and outreach.All unscreened
patients will receive the benefit of this intervention, though some sooner than others for
the purpose of evaluation.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention
To test for differences in rates of screening between the early intervention and delayed groups, the chi-square test will be used for each outcome.
End of project, 12/2011
Kevin Fiscella, MD, MPH
University of Rochester
United States: Institutional Review Board