Community-Acquired Pneumonia Clinical Decision Support Implementation Toolkit

Community-Acquired Pneumonia Clinical Decision Support Implementation Toolkit, a new toolkit from AHRQ, helps clinicians in emergency departments and primary care and other ambulatory settings implement and adopt a clinical decision support alert for identifying and managing patients with community-acquired pneumonia.

Community-acquired pneumonia is the eighth leading cause of death in the United States. AHRQ's toolkit provides a template for integrating a real-time clinical decision support tool into existing electronic health record systems. The tool is adapted from the CURB-65 scoring system, which predicts deaths from community-acquired pneumonia.

Training materials to help practices integrate the new tool into their existing diagnostic workflows are also included.

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Page last reviewed January 2018
Page originally created January 2018
Internet Citation: Community-Acquired Pneumonia Clinical Decision Support Implementation Toolkit. Content last reviewed January 2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/pneumonia-toolkit.html