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Colorectal cancer screening rates lag behind national goals — at odds with today’s emphasis on prevention and quality of care. Health care providers and systems have incentives to encourage screenings, but quite simply, many patients are difficult to engage. As the lead editor of this case study, I worked with a health system to understand its strategy for patient engagement, distill best practices that may be instructive for peer organizations, and help its leaders communicate outcomes through this summary article and an original research paper.