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The Lung Cancer Screening Program Toolkit

Overview

Health systems and provider organizations across the country have invested in lung cancer screening programs over the past decade. But many challenges remain. Programs have been stymied by low volumes, poor reimbursement, and the challenge of managing patients’ suspicious findings.

Here’s everything you need to build a stronger lung screening program. Whether you have already launched one or are starting from scratch, explore each step below to get best practices and practical tools.

 

Establish lung cancer screening program infrastructure

Make sure you are identifying high-risk patients who will benefit from screening, educating patients about screening and its associated radiation exposure risks, and investing in infrastructure to help you manage follow-up communication and incidental findings post-screening.

Resources to establish program infrastructure

 

Grow your lung cancer screening volumes

Low patient volumes are the biggest obstacle to lung cancer screening program success. Learn how to market your program—target referring physicians, differentiate your services to patients, and promote them to community organizations and employers.

Resources to grow your lung cancer screening volumes

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