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80% by 2018 Health Plans Webinar

80% by 2018 Health Plans Webinar


Registration is open for an NCCRT 80% by 2018 “mini webinar” on Exemplary Health Plan Practices The webinar will be held on Thursday, September 10th at 1:00pm EST.  The formal presentation will be completed by 1:30pm EST though the speaker will be available for questions until 2:00pm EST.

Description of Event:

During this webinar, Andrew Zinkel, MD, MBA, Associate Medical Director of Quality at HealthPartners, an early support of the 80% by 2018 effort, will share HealthPartners experience with colon cancer screening efforts, including work they have done to use data to address disparities issues.  We will also highlight an NCCRT 80% by 2018 resource document, What can insurers do to advance 80% by 2018?

This webinar, “80% by 2018:  Exemplary Health Plan Practices”, is a part of an 80% by 2018 “mini webinar” series that will profile different “best practices” around 80% by 2018 in different categories.  Each is designed to deliver the content in 30 minutes or less, though speakers will be available to answer questions after the formal part of the presentation is over.  These webinars will feature real life colorectal cancer screening success stories, coupled with a review of an 80% by 2018 backgrounder.


 Andrew Zinkel, MD, MBA

Associate Medical Director of Quality

HealthPartners, Inc.


This webinar is open to NCCRT members, 80% by 2018 partners, CDC grantees and ACS Health Systems staff.

Registration information:

Please reserve your webinar seats now:

You must be pre-registered to join the Webinar.

Save the Dates!

This webinar is a part of a webinar series on key topics related to colorectal cancer that the NCCRT is hosting in the coming months.  Please hold the follow dates for the other webinars in the series:

Tuesday, September 29st 1:00pm EST – Evaluating Systems Change focused on Colorectal Cancer Screening (Note the new date!)

Tuesday, October 20th at 12:30pm EST  — 80% by 2018 Exemplary Program Series: What Primary Care Practices Can Do to Achieve 80% by 2018

Thursday, December 10th at 2:00pm EST – Lessons Learned from New York City’s New York Citywide Colon Cancer Control Coalition (C5)

Many thanks, and we hope you will be able to join!  If not, a replay will be made available shortly after the webinar.


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