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Resources on Lung Programs

Engaging Patients and Assisting Primary Care Providers in Lung Cancer Screening

The PIH Health Lung Cancer Screening Program improves the quality and timeliness of lung cancer care, as well as communication among the multidisciplinary treatment team. This nurse practitioner-run program utilizes an enrollment method—primary care practitioners (PCPs) can refer or patients can self-refer. The program schedules screenings, provides shared decision-making counseling and manages ongoing follow-up—relieving pressure on busy primary care providers. Recipient of a 2015 ACCC Innovator Award.
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Read this article to learn more on how they implemented this program (July/August 2016 Oncology Issues).


Rapid Access Chest and Lung Assessment Program (RACLAP)

Implemented by the Arundel Medical Center, Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute, Annapolis, Md., recipient of a 2012 ACCC Innovator Award winner.
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Read the full story of the RACLAP initiative (January/February 2015 Oncology Issues)


Rescue Lung, Rescue Life

Learn how ACCC-member program Lahey Hospital & Medical Center developed its LDCT lung cancer screening initiative Rescue Lung, Rescue Life (March/April 2014 Oncology Issues)


Development & Evolution of an Incidental Lung Lesion Program

Learn about this program, a component of the Thoracic Oncology Program at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital in Richmond, Va. (January/February 2015 Oncology Issues)

An Integrated Approach for Lung Cancer in a Community Setting (May/June 2013 Oncology Issues)

Developing a Multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Clinic (May/June 2013 Oncology Issues)