Creating Solutions for Disparities in Health Maintenance for Patients with IBD: Meeting the Needs of Medically Underserved Populations
A Quality Improvement project to improve routine preventive health maintenance screening within the Crohn's and Colitis Program at Boston Medical Center.
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Gastroenterologists, PAs, and Nurses involved in the care of patients with IBD.
- Implement a program to provide increased access to health maintenance services that is designed to remove obstacles faced by medically underserved patients with IBD.
- Identify barriers to health maintenance that are specific to medically underserved patients with IBD.
- Analyze the success and sustainability of the methods used to overcome barriers in the health maintenance promotion program and modify the services based on the results.
- Share information with the broad, multidisciplinary medical community that was gathered regarding heath disparities and barriers to preventive care in patients with IBD, methods used to address these barriers, and the evaluation of a program designed to overcome barriers.
This program is supported by an independent educational grant from Pfizer, inc.
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