Health navigators increase colon cancer screening rates

05/25/2011 | MedPage Today (free registration)

People who had a health care navigator were more likely to get a colonoscopy or fecal occult blood test to screen for colorectal cancer, Boston Medical Center researchers reported in the Archives of Internal Medicine. Data showed navigators were particularly helpful to blacks and people whose primary language was not English.

View Full Article in:

MedPage Today (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDH) Product Offering Manager
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA
Quincy, MA
ISHN - Chief Compliance Officer
Mountain States Health Alliance
Johnson City, TN
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
President/Chief Executive Officer
Winston-Salem, NC
Director, Payer Marketing
Avalere Health
Washington, DC