How to Implement Tobacco Cessation Guidelines into Electronic Health Records (EHRs)
Resource: Integrating Tobacco Cessation Into Electronic Health Records (PDF, 105 KB, 2 pages)
This fact sheet reviews how practices can use their electronic health record (EHR) system to integrate guidelines for screening and counseling patients on tobacco use. It provides a checklist for EHR features that support adding guidelines. In alignment with Key Driver 1: Seek, select, and customize the best evidence for use by the practice, practices can use this resource to embed selected guidelines into their clinical information system.
Please note that the evidence, recommendations, and/or measures have changed since the development of this resource. Make sure you incorporate the most recent information when using this tool.
Institution of origin: American Academy of Family Physicians
Copyright information: © 2015 American Academy of Family Physicians
Publication date: 2015