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Seeking Early Adopters to Carry Out PDSA Project


Be among the first sites to demonstrate improvement in your lung cancer screening program by undertaking a step-by-step performance improvement activity using the Lung Cancer Screening Registry (LCSR). Developed by the LCSR’s Quality Improvement and Education (QED) subcommittee, these activities are practical to implement using your LCSR data and represent important topics for improved patient care. 

What do I need to do?

  • Complete one of three LCSR performance improvement activities 

  • Provide feedback to the LCSR QED about the LCSR reports and support materials

  • Share your experience through ACR communication features with other LCSR facilities

What are the benefits?

  • Learn a step-by-step approach to improving patient care

  • Demonstrate quantifiable improvement to hospital and healthcare leadership

  •  Obtain a $500 discount on NRDR participation for completing a project started in 2023 and completed in 2024 (for the first 10 facilities) 

  • Earn up to 20 Performance Improvement (PI)-CME

  • For MIPS participating practices, attest to activity for your annual Improvement Activity

  • Contribute to a body of knowledge about lung cancer screening program improvement strategies

    • Consider presenting your results at a conference, e.g., the ACR Annual Quality and Safety Conference, or in a publication

How do I get started?

  • Submit a brief form to let us know you’re interested in participating

  • Read the LCSR Performance Improvement Overview article in the NRDR Support’s Knowledge Base

  • Review the Knowledge Base articles about each project presented in the below table and select one appropriate for your site

Increasing Adherence to Annual Screening


Data Review


Achieving Appropriate Radiation Dose


Data Review


Improving Non-smoking Rates


Data Review


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