In partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, MPRO’s Michigan Cancer Control Initiative offers providers the opportunity to enhance the well-being of Michiganders by increasing and improving screening rates for:
This program is aligned with the Cancer Plan for Michigan, 2016-2020 and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) goal to improve cancer outcomes through achieving a 10 percent relative improvement in colorectal and lung cancer screenings, and a 5 percent improvement in breast cancer screenings, pap tests and tobacco cessation screenings. It is also in line with the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable's 80 percent by 2018 initiative.
The Michigan Cancer Control Initiative can help providers increase the quality of care and improve cancer outcomes for their patients. To assist providers with achieving these goals, the initiative provides those participating with technical assistance, educational opportunities and process improvement strategies aimed at improving cancer screening rates.
From electronic health record documentation support to development of screening protocol, MPRO’s Cancer Control Initiative staff can work with your organization to identify your needs and provide customized assistance to promote early cancer detection and positive patient outcomes.