Screen to Save - Knox County

About This Grant:

This two year initiative will implement evidence-based strategies to increase colorectal cancer screening rates to over 80% across Knox County, Maine. Pen Bay Medical Center’s Clinical Care Manager will lead a team of Primary Care Practice Nurse Care Coordinators and support staff in an outreach project to deliver colorectal cancer prevention education and screening opportunities to 2,800 patients in our region. The primary care team will work together with others across the organization to establish and sustain an effective workflow, including standardized procedures, to achieve and maintain our desired colorectal screening rate above 80%.

$32,055
2018
Colorectal Cancer
Screening

MAINE CANCER FOUNDATION GRANTS TO THIS ORGANIZATION:

Year Grant Title Category Amount Grant Recipient
2018 Screen to Save - Knox County Colorectal Cancer, Screening $32,055 Pen Bay Medical Center
2017 Patient Navigation Program Patient Navigation, Patient Support, Screening $161,388 Pen Bay Medical Center