Registration is open for an NCCRT webinar on evaluation and measurement, entitled:  Colorectal Cancer Screening Data SetsThe webinar will be held on Thursday, July 30th from 1:00 pm to 2:00pm EST.

Description of Event:

This webinar will review key colorectal cancer screening data sets, including BRFSS, NHIS, HEDIS and UDS, and will address the following topics:

• What does each data set measure?

• How frequently are the data collected, and what is the data lag for each?

• What are the advantages and disadvantages of each data set?

• Which health systems do they inform?

• What is the cost of accessing the data?

• What is the right data set for my purpose?


Cheryl Holm Hansen, PhD , Wilder Research

Djenaba Joseph, MD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Carrie Klabunde, PhD, National Cancer Institute

Mary Barton, MD, MPP, Nat’l Committee for Quality Assurance

Laura Makaroff, DO, Health Resources & Services Administration


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


Save the Dates!

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

Tuesday, August 11th 2:30pm EST — Evaluating Social Media and Colorectal Cancer Screening Messages

Monday, August, 17th at 3:00pm EST – Links of Care: Improving Access to Specialists for Community Health Center Patients in the Delivery of Colorectal Cancer Screening

Monday, September 21st 1:00pm EST – Evaluating Systems Change focused on Colorectal Cancer Screening

Evaluation 101

Finally, if you need a 101 on evaluation, last summer’s three part evaluation 101 webinar series is still available at:

Part 1:

Part 2:

 Part 3:

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