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Assessing the Outcome of a Colorectal Cancer Screening Outreach Strategy in Primary Care

Evaluation of a colorectal cancer (CRC) screening outreach strategy by mailed invitation for either fecal immunochemical test (FIT) or colonoscopy revealed that more primary care patients chose FIT, according to a study published in Preventive Medicine. Researchers conducted post-hoc analyses of data collected from a trial of CRC screening outreach. Patients who were not up-to-date with CRC screening…

Primary Care Use Associated With Improved Health Care Experience

Utilization of primary care was found to be associated with more high-value care, slightly more low-value care, and an improved overall health care experience, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey were used to examine whether visits to a primary care facility were associated with high-value care or low-value care,…

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