hispanic-family_narrow.jpgImproving Colorectal, Cervical, Breast and Preventive Lung Cancer Screening Rates in Delaware


Quality Insights is spearheading an exciting cancer screening quality improvement effort that may be of interest to your practice. We have been working with 40+ physician practices in Delaware to date and now have the capacity to enroll a limited number of new practices to join Quality Insights in this important initiative to improve the early detection and prevention of cancer. 

ImproveHealthSafety-01.jpgBenefits of Participation:

  • Five hours per month of on-site support to improve your cancer screening
    rates for the calendar year
  • Identification of your patients who are past due for cancer screenings
  • Cancer screening reminder postcards sent to patients overdue for screening(s)
    during their birthday month
  • Quarterly e-newsletters highlighting updates on screening policies, national
    data, webinars, podcasts, and local cancer related events

  • Monthly NQF data report detailing your practice’s progress towards improving
    your cancer screening rates
  • Assistance with creating:
       - Cancer screening clinical decision support (CDS) reminders in your EHR; and
       - Cancer screening protocol
  • Opportunity to be highlighted as a Delaware Success Story to both the
    Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Assistance with implementation of a FluFIT campaign or cologuard campaign

approval-01.pngRequirements to Participate:

  • Designate an individual to act as the primary contact with Quality Insights
  • Address cancer screenings with your patient population
  • Submit baseline, annual (12 months) and monthly quality reports for NQF 0034,
    NQF 0032 and NQF 0031
  • Participate in a workflow analysis regarding current cancer screening processes
    with the practice
  • Implement a minimum of two evidence-based cancer screening interventions in
    the next five years
  • Share provided education materials with your staff and, as appropriate, patients



  • Cancer Screening Project Flyer
  • Cancer Survivorship Programs in New Castle County
  • Cancer Survivorship Programs in Kent County
  • Cancer Survivorship Programs in Sussex County
  • Screening for Life - Community-Based Organizations Flyer
  • Screening for Life: Program Overview (recording)
  • Cancer Screening Reminder Postcards
  • No-Cost Motivational Interviewing Program - DE Division of Public Health

Cervical Cancer

  • Cervical Cancer Screening Webinar Recording (10 minutes)

Colorectal Cancer

  • CRCS Project - Memorandum of Understanding & Business Associate Addendum
  • 80% by 2018 Pledge - National ColorectalCancer Roundtable
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening Training: Protocols, Pop-ups & Polyps (PPT)
  • Screening for Colon Cancer (webinar recording)
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening: Is an updated age guideline in the near future? (recording)
  • FluFIT Program
  • No-Cost Patient Navigation for Cancer Screening - DE Division of Public Health  

Lung Cancer

  • 2019 Preventive Lung Cancer Screening Project Flyer

  • Lung Cancer Screening: A Clinician's Checklist
  • Is Lung Cancer Screening Right For Me? - patient resource
  • Preventive Lung Cancer Screening (PLCS) Memorandum of Understanding & 
    Business Associate Addendum

Cancer Survivorship Care

  • Cancer Survivorship Project Flyer

QI-01.jpgContact Us

Quality Insights encourages your practice to join us in this important initiative. This work creates a foundation for your practice’s quality improvement efforts, as well as prepares your practice for future value-based payment models.

If you are interested in joining this project or would like more information, please email Sarah Toborowski or call 877.987.4687, Ext. 130.