Interactive Virtual Panel:
What’s Holding your
Lung Cancer Screening
Program Back?

Best Practices for Overcoming Barriers

Tuesday November 10, 2020 | 1:00-2:00 pm ET

Join your colleagues and leading industry Lung Cancer Screening (LCS) Experts to learn best practices to overcome administrative and clinical barriers currently holding your program back. Understand key success factors and drivers to scale effective, high quality lung cancer screening programs. Leverage data and proven approaches to accelerate value for your organization.

During this interactive panel discussion participants will better understand:

  • How to justify the business impact and measure program outcomes
  • The governance, champion and resource model required for success
  • Industry resources available to scale and enhance Lung Cancer Screening program outcomes
  • The role technology and clinical decision support play in tracking and managing LCS patients
  • Impacts of healthcare policy and regulatory processes for LCS
  • The importance of community partnerships and industry collaboration

About The Speakers:

Tom Houston, MD  |  National Lung Cancer Roundtable Steering Committee


Dr. Houston recently retired from practice at McConnell Heart Health Center in Columbus, Ohio, where he worked in cardiac rehabilitation and prevention services including tobacco control. He currently represents AAFP on the steering committee of the National Lung Cancer Roundtable. In addition, Dr. Houston continues to be an active consultant in tobacco control, including activities with the Ohio Department of Health, the OSU College of Dentistry, the MD Anderson Cancer Center, and the American Academy of Family Physicians.

After a 10-year career in academic family medicine, he led the American Medical Association’s tobacco control and public health advocacy programs from 1990-2003. He has authored numerous articles, book chapters, and monographs on tobacco control and preventive medicine, and has made many presentations on these subjects.

Celeste Worth, MCHES  |  Director  |  LuCa National Training Network


Celeste Worth has over 20 years of experience in cancer control and provider education.  She is the Director of the LuCa National Training Network, a national center for primary care provider education on lung cancer care based at the University of Louisville. She was previously a co-investigator for the Provider Education component of the Kentucky LEADS Collaborative lung cancer project for four years. Ms. Worth is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist, as well as a Tobacco Treatment Specialist, and received her degree in Health Administration from the University of Kentucky. She has presented at numerous national and international conferences and has co-authored a soon to be published chapter on Lung Cancer: New Standards of Care. She is a member on two task groups of the National Lung Cancer Roundtable and is chair of the CME Review subgroup. She has developed and implemented nationally recognized breast and cervical cancer screening, tobacco treatment and lung cancer care education for over 14,000 multi-disciplinary healthcare providers and students.


Hilary Deskins, RN BSN  |  Screening Navigation Consultant  |  HealthMyne


Hilary is a tenured clinician with over 25 years health system experience. She developed and implemented leading lung screening program in 2012 in Kentucky, United States. Hilary successful grew the Lung Cancer Screening program to 21 screening sites. One of the largest programs in the United States, screening 2800 patients a year.

Hilary joined HealthMyne in early 2019 as a Screening Navigation Consultant to work with healthcare facilities in establishing and growing successful lung cancer screening programs with state-of-the-art software for navigating patients and ensuring timely and quality follow-up care.