Cancer Screening FAQs

To support cancer awareness, CRICO has published a series of Cancer Screening FAQs.

  1. How should I respond to a non-adherent patient, i.e., one who fails to participate in screening?
  2. What patient follow-up practices can help reduce allegations of a failure to diagnose colorectal cancer?
  3. What do I tell a patient who is dissatisfied with a negative colorectal cancer finding?
  4. What common assumptions can increase the risk of an allegation of a failure to diagnose breast cancer risk?
  5. What communication practices can help reduce allegations of a failure to diagnose breast cancer?

Read all the Cancer Screening FAQs

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An Alert on Cyber Risk for Health Providers: No One Is Safe

Today’s cyber risk has moved well beyond EHR down time to a near-existential threat to an institution, and good preparation assumes security will be breached.

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Cyber Security and Recovery Webinar

Do you understand the risks of a cyber security threat? Does your organization have a prepared response? Join our free CME webinar at noon on June 21.

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Ambulatory Safety Nets: Systems to Reduce Delayed Cancer Diagnoses

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Ambulatory safety nets (ASNs) are person-centered programs that provide a highly reliable backup system for following up on abnormal test results when the standard follow-up process fails.

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