Participating LCS Center Profiles and Panelists

Institution/Panel Member
Brief description of organization and LCS program
Describe program structure:
What is your program governance structure?
Type of tracking system
Unique populations served by program
Boston Medical Center
Renda Soylemez Wiener (RSW) Katrina Steiling (KS)
Boston Medical Center is an academically affiliated urban tertiary care center and the largest safety-net hospital in New England
Hybrid program: Decentralized ordering/ centralized tracking
Mutlidisciplinary steering committee
Pulmonary and Radiology
Database for registry /tracking
Minority, inner city poor
Christiana Care Health System
Albert Rizzo (AR)
Christiana Care Health System, headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, is one of the country’s largest health care community teaching hospitals
Centralized: SDM and orders performed by dedicated LCS program personnel
Pulmonary/ Thoracic Surgery
Pulmonary with close partnership with Radiology
In-house developed tool
Minority representation
We participate in the state’s Screening for Life Program for the uninsured
Cleveland Clinic
Peter Mazzone (PM)
The Cleveland Clinic health system is an academic multi- specialty group practice
Centralized: SDM and orders performed by dedicated LCS program personnel
Pulmonary
Pulmonary with close partnership with Radiology
Internal registries implementing a purchased patient management software package
N/A
Kaiser Permanente Southern California
Michael Gould (MKG)
Kaiser Permanente Southern California (KPSC) is a fully integrated health care system that provides comprehensive care to over 4.4 million members at 14 hospitals and over 200 medical offices in the southern California region
Decentralized: SDM and orders by PCP with limited centralized verification, scheduling or tracking
Radiology
Pulmonary
Primary Care input
We have a robust infrastructure at regional headquarters and individual medical centers to support data analytics and tracking
Minority representation
The KPSC membership reflects the diversity of the source population in southern California, with large numbers of Hispanics (>30%) and African Americans (11%)
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Andrea Mckee (AM)
Andrea Borondy Kitts (ABK)
Brady McKee (BM)
Carla Lamb (CL)
Shawn Regis (SR)
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is an academically affiliated multispecialty group practice accountable care organization
Hybrid program Decentralized ordering/ centralized tracking
Multidisciplinary steering committee
Radiology
Radiation Oncology
Commercially available LCS patient tracking database
 
Mount Auburn Hospital
Carey Conley Thomson (CCT)
Kaitlyn Kelley (KK)
Mount Auburn Hospital is a community based academic center associated with Harvard Medical School and a part of a long-standing accountable care organization
Hybrid program Decentralized ordering/ centralized tracking
Centralized governance
Radiology
Pulmonary
EMR-based registry and manually entered databases
Minority representation
We are located in Cambridge, MA and serve immigrant populations of a number of countries as well as an African-American and homeless population
Mount Sinai Health System
Charles A Powell (CAP)
Andrea Wolf (AW)
Mount Sinai Health System includes seven teaching hospitals and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. It is an Accountable Care Organization (ACO)
Centralized: SDM and orders performed by dedicated LCS program personnel
Radiology
As of 2000, we use the I-ELCAP database which we developed to capture background data, and CT information and images
African-American, Hispanic, and other minority and immigrant populations
Northwestern Medicine
Eric M Hart (EMH)
Northwestern Medicine (NM) is an integrated healthcare system anchored by our downtown Chicago academic hub providing primary-quaternary medical care throughout Chicago and its northern and western suburbs through our network of regional medical groups and facilities. NM consists of a multispecialty academic hub and multiple regional community practices
Hybrid program: Decentralized ordering/centralized tracking
The exact structure varies slightly by region
We have multidisciplinary steering committees in each region that cooperate on overall strategy
Radiology
Other:
The clinical LCS program is managed in radiology in the central and north regions, and in oncology in the west region
Patient and outcomes tracking are regionally supported by tools developed within the institution
With its regional presence, NM serves a broad spectrum of Chicagoland patients, from urban to suburban to exurban
New York University - Langone Health
Gaetane Michaud (GM)
New York University Langone Health is a health network consisting of 5 hospitals, Tisch (academic private hospital), Bellevue Hospital (public city hospital), NYU Brooklyn (large community hospital in Brooklyn), Winthrop (large community hospital on Long Island) and Manhattan VA. Screening is currently only being offered at Tisch, however there are plans to expand the program to both NYU Brooklyn and Winthrop Hospital over the next 6-12 months
 
Pulmonary
We have a steering committee consisting of thoracic radiologists (3), thoracic surgery (2), Medical IT (1), Pulmonology (5)
We have a commercially available database
Minority representation
The Ohio State University
Derrick Herman (DH)
Edwin Jackson (EJ)
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)
Hybrid program: Decentralized ordering/ centralized tracking and Centralized: SDM and orders performed by dedicated LCS program personnel
Pulmonary
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
EMR-based registry
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
PrimaCARE PC
Carolyn Fruci (CF)
PrimaCARE PC is a large, ~150 physician, multi-specialty group practice in Fall River, MA. We are affiliated with but not owned by a local community hospital
Hybrid program: Decentralized ordering/ Centralized tracking
Multidisciplinary steering committee
Pulmonary
Manually tracked by our program coordinator
Large percent from Portugal, Azores
Rush University Medical Center
James Mulshine (GM)
Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center, affiliated with Rush University. It is a not-for-profit healthcare education, and research enterprise comprising of Rush University Medical Center, Rush University, Rush Oak Park Hospital, Rush Health, and Rush Copley Hospital
Hybrid program: Decentralized ordering/ Centralized tracking
Radiology
Medical Oncology
Shared-governance
EMR-based registry, the ACR registry, and self-made commercially available non–dedicated spreadsheet
Military
Minority representation
4% of our patient population is African American 1% is of Asian descent
7% of our patient population is of unknown ethnicity
UC Davis Health
David T Cooke (DTC)
UC Davis Health is an academic health system that is part of the University of California, Davis (UC Davis)
Hybrid program: Decentralized ordering/ Centralized tracking
Multidisciplinary team
Led by Radiology
EMR-based registry, ACR
Registry
Rural
Minority representation
Multiple minority populations
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/ University of Washington Medical Center
David K Madtes (DKM)
The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance /University of Washington Medical Center is a multidisciplinary group practice accountable care organization
Hybrid program: Decentralized orders/SDM
Centralized: tracking and smoking cessation performed by dedicated LCS personnel
Radiology
Pulmonary
Multidisciplinary LCS Oversight Committee
Commercially available LCS software
Minority representation
Socio-economically disadvantaged patients
VA Portland Health Care System
Christopher G Slatore (CGS)
Mark Deffebach (M.D.)
VA Portland Health Care System; Level 1A VA facility in the Pacific Northwest
Centralized: SDM and orders performed by dedicated LCS program personnel
Pulmonary
EMR-based registry
Rural
Military
Minority representation
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Kim L Sandler (KLS)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is an academic institution providing multidisciplinary care in Nashville, TN
Centralized: SDM and orders performed by dedicated LCS program personnel
Radiology
 
Minority representation

Panelists are identified by their initials, so that their specific comments can be tracked in the Question and Answer portions of the following sections.