Colorectal Cancer Meeting

March 4, 2015 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
Minneapolis Airport Marriott
2020 American Boulevard East
Bloomington, MN 55425
Matt Flory

March 4th Colorectal Cancer Action-Planning Meeting

Building on the efforts of the October 10th Roundtable, the Minnesota Cancer Alliance is partnering with the American Cancer Society and the Minnesota Department of Health to convene an action-planning meeting to help accelerate Minnesota’s colon screening rates. This open meeting will include a general session and individual breakouts to plan collaborative action around provider education, patient engagement and follow-up care for the uninsured.

8:00-8:30a.m.                                 Welcome and Meeting Objectives

                                                            Matt Flory, American Cancer Society

8:30-9:00a.m.                                 Colon Cancer Data: Where are we today?

                                                            Nathan Hunkins, MN Community Measurement

9:00-9:45a.m.                                 Keynote Address: How can we get there?

                                                            Dr. Rich Wender, American Cancer Society

9:45-10:00a.m.                               Networking Break

10:00-11:30a.m.                             Creating Action Plans: Concurrent Breakout Sessions

                                                            Access to Screening/Follow-up for the Uninsured

                                                           Generating Demand in the Unscreened Population

                                                            Supporting Provider Recommendations to Encourage Screening

11:30a.m.-12:00p.m.                     Breakout Sessions Report Back to Dr. Wender


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