Using Knowledge Management Tools and Techniques to Increase the Rate of Attendance at Breast Screening

Rajeev K. Bali, Jacqueline Binnersley, Vikraman Baskaran, M. Chris Gibbons

Abstract

Breast screening is an important method of detecting cancer early, with around a third of breast cancers now diagnosed through screening. Previous research has demonstrated that there are many contributors to health inequalities, with poor access to good health services chief among them: there are significant disparities in the use of health services linked to income, ethnicity and education. Empirical data was analysed from a breast screening service (n=159,405) using advanced data mining techniques, as well as being collected from service users by way of two focus groups conducted before and after the use of a detailed questionnaire (n=102). The results were used to make recommendations of interventions to reduce the rate of non-attendance.

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K. Bali R., Binnersley J., Baskaran V. and Chris Gibbons M. (2013). Using Knowledge Management Tools and Techniques to Increase the Rate of Attendance at Breast Screening . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval and the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-75-4, pages 344-350. DOI: 10.5220/0004544503440350


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@conference{kmis13,
author={Rajeev K. Bali and Jacqueline Binnersley and Vikraman Baskaran and M. Chris Gibbons},
title={Using Knowledge Management Tools and Techniques to Increase the Rate of Attendance at Breast Screening},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval and the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2013)},
year={2013},
pages={344-350},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004544503440350},
isbn={978-989-8565-75-4},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval and the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing - Volume 1: KMIS, (IC3K 2013)
TI - Using Knowledge Management Tools and Techniques to Increase the Rate of Attendance at Breast Screening
SN - 978-989-8565-75-4
AU - K. Bali R.
AU - Binnersley J.
AU - Baskaran V.
AU - Chris Gibbons M.
PY - 2013
SP - 344
EP - 350
DO - 10.5220/0004544503440350