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Trinitas Regional Medical Center
Screening and Cancer Prevention/Early Detection Programs
At Trinitas we are well aware that early detection of cancer will improve outcomes as well as survival. Educational programs regarding healthy life style, including good nutrition and exercise, for prevention of cancer are included in seminars regarding early detection of breast cancer, GYN malignancies, prostate cancer and colorectal...Read More
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States. Initiating treatment during hospital admission increases long-term quit rates by 40% or higher. Smoking cessation results in fewer hospital readmissions, fewer total hospital days, and lower smoking-related morbidity as well as elevated quality of life that is sustained for years after the quit date.
Identification of Tobacco...Read More
Castle Medical Center
Live Well Tobacco-Free Program
Castle Medical Center's Wellness & Lifestyle Medicine Center offers free comprehensive tobacco treatment services for the community and hospitalized patients. Funded in part by a grant from the Hawaii Tobacco Prevention and Control Trust Fund, the Live Well Tobacco Free program is designed to utilize evidence-based strategies for tobacco cessation, which may...Read More
Baylor Scott & White Health
Tobacco Cessation initiative
Our Tobacco Cessation initiative focuses on Population Health Risk Reduction Strategy, utilizes EHR to identify and refer tobacco users, offers free cessation resources for every patient using tobacco, promotes use of the Texas tobacco quit line, and impacts over 1.2 million Baylor Scott & White patients.
The tobacco status review begins when a provider...Read More
Marian Regional Medical Center
Skin and Lung Cancer prevention brochures created by cancer program working with employee teens to hand out to local school district. Oncology nurse navigators scheduled to present at variety of school
It's UNDENIABLE: Smoking is the coolest way to kill yourself.
If you're tanned, you're toast.