Successful Practices in Accountable Care: Change Management and Service Delivery
Resource Topic: Quality Improvement, Promising Practice, Clinical Issues
Keywords: Cancer, Screening.
Year Developed: 2019
Resource Type: Publication
Primary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc)
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff
Board of Directors
National Association of Community Health Centers
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Resource Summary: Ammonoosuc Community Health Services, Inc. (ACHS) has achieved an 81.67% colorectal cancer screening rate (compared to the Uniform Data System screening rateof 42% in 2017) making them one of the top in the nation addressing this critical need consistently. This document explores the crucial elements of their success including an organizational culture of improvement, patient engagement strategies, and changes to testing.