Case Studies

The Breast Health Initiative

The Issue:  A 2004 study of newly diagnosed breast cancer cases showed that approximately 25 percent of the later-stage diagnoses were of uninsured women.

What We Did: We started with a process improvement initiative in Montgomery County and in just a few years we were able to increase mammogram referral rates in pilot sites and reduce the length of time between referrals and screenings.

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