Co-Chairs & Panel Members

Derrick Herman

Derrick Herman, M.D.

Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care
The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University is a tertiary care center with two screening sites
The first is the State University Wexner Medical Center and the second is in our community outreach hospital on the East side of Columbus (UHE).

Program Structure

Hybrid program: Decentralized ordering/ centralized tracking
and Centralized: SDM and orders performed by dedicated LCS program personnel

Program Governance Structure

Pulmonary Medicine, Thoracic Radiology and Medical Oncology establish policies and procedures. Continuous monitoring of their proper implementation is done by a multidisciplinary group (Oncology, Thoracic Surgery, Interventional Radiology, Radiation Oncology and Hospital Administration) lead by Pulmonary Medicine

Type of Tracking System

EMR-based registry

Unique Population Served by Program

Minority representation
65% of patients screened at UHE are recipients of Ohio Medicaid and 40 percent are African- American. Operations at each clinic are identical