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Table 4 CRCCP Grantees’ training and technical assistance needs for program implementation

From: Assessment of training and technical assistance needs of Colorectal Cancer Control Program Grantees in the U.S.

Training topics N %
Program Management   
 Comprehensive program planning 9 31%
 Integrating with other programs 6 21%
 Recruiting providers for screening provision 5 17%
 Communication 5 17%
 Working with or managing contractors 5 17%
Partnership Development   
 Develop and maintain partnerships with private health insurers 16 55%
 Develop and maintain a relationship with your State Medicare and Medicaid office 12 41%
 Develop and maintain partnerships with private and nonprofit health care systems 11 38%
 Develop and maintain a partnership with FQHCs 7 24%
 Develop and maintain partnerships with professional organizations 5 17%
Screening Provision   
 Develop, promote, or enhance training to educate health care professionals among program-funded providers 10 34%
 Support insurance enrollment 8 28%
 Ensure appropriate treatment for complications and cancers 7 24%
 Develop and promote quality control standards and mechanisms among program-funded providers 7 24%
 Convene and maintain a Community Advisory Board 6 21%
Data Collection and Evaluation   
 Identify and collect data from other sources (e.g., CRC screening rates from large health systems) 13 45%
 Conduct evaluation activities for your CRC efforts 11 38%
 Implement strategies to document and communicate program value to stakeholders (e.g. legislators, funders, administrators) 9 31%
 Use data for program monitoring and program improvement 7 24%
 Develop an evaluation plan for your CRC efforts (e.g., formative, process, outcome, impact) 6 21%