Policy, Guidelines, and Disparities. Peter B. Bach, MD, MAPP Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center [email protected] Overview. The goal of practice guidelines is to: Improve the quality of care? Manage care? Save money? Monitor the quality of care? Reduce disparities?
Two Views of the Population Benefithttp://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm280536.htm
Laurie Fenton Ambrose
President and CEO
Lung Cancer Alliance
Straight Extrapolation from the NLST
80,000 avoided deaths/yr
“The findings were INDISPUTABLE, “low dose” Lung CT saves lives by 20%.”