Workflow & Decision Support for Heart Health Risk Assessment
Resource: Workflow, Protocol, and Clinical Decision Support for Cardiovascular Risk Assessment (PDF, 190.4 KB, 1 page)
This one-page workflow chart and decision aid helps primary care practice staff collect and track data so clinicians can determine patients’ risk of cardiovascular events such as a heart attack or stroke. By providing an example of workflows that identify and engage patients not receiving evidence-based care, this resource helps practices implement Key Driver 5: Engage with patients and families in evidence-based care and quality improvement.
Institution of origin: Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
Permissions: Used with permission of Healthy Hearts Northwest.
Acknowledgements: Healthy Hearts Northwest, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality EvidenceNOW Initiative
Publication date: August 2016
Go to the EvidenceNow Key Driver Diagram Tool Search page for more tools to help primary care practices to implement the best evidence.
Go to the ABCS of Heart Health page for more PCOR evidence used in EvidenceNOW.