How Practice Teams Can Keep Problem Lists for Electronic Health Records (EHRs) Accurate
Resource: Standardizing the Problem List in the Ambulatory Electronic Health Record to Improve Patient Care (PDF, 1.6 MB, 19 pages)
This resource explains how to create and maintain standardized, up-to-date patient problem lists in electronic health records (EHRs) in order to improve practices’ ability to generate accurate quality improvement data, part of Key Driver 3: Optimize health information systems to extract data and support use of evidence in practice. The step-by-step instructions help all care team members, including clinical/medical assistants, understand their roles in maintaining an accurate problem list, in alignment with Key Driver 4: Create and support high functioning teams to deliver high-quality evidence-based care.
Institution of origin: Qualis Health
Author(s): Hummel H, Evans P
Permissions: Used with permission of Healthy Hearts Northwest.
Acknowledgements: Qualis Health, National Learning Consortium, Healthy Hearts Northwest, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality EvidenceNOW Initiative
Publication date: December 2012