Increasing Colorectal Cancer Testing: Translating Physician Interventions Into Population-Based
Schenck, P. A.
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Peacock, S., Pignone, M., Jackson, E., Gunter, N., and Klabunde, C. N.
Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening in the Medicare population remains low despite Medicare coverage. We describe a population
based effort to increase CRC testing of Medicare enrollees in two States through promotion and distribution of office based
tools to primary care physicians and gastroenterologists. Small increases in colonoscopy test use by primary care physicians
were observed, but the differences were not statistically significant.