Adaptation of an evidence- based intervention to improve preventive care practices in a federally qualified health center in appalachian Kentucky

Robin C. Vanderpool, Stephanie C. Moore, Lindsay R. Stradtman, Angela L. Carman, Heidi L. Kurgat, Patricia Fain

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Abstract

University collaboration with a federally qualified health center resulted in adaptation and implementation of an evidenced- based intervention promoting preventive care, including cancer screening. Here, we focus on strategic planning, formative research, staff commitment, patient perceptions, data refinements, and organizational investments; successes, lessons learned, and challenges are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)46-52
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
Volume27
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2016

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© Meharry Medical College.

Keywords

  • Appalachian region
  • Community health centers
  • Early detection of cancer
  • Office visits
  • Preventive health services

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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