The Guideline Advantage™ combines the expertise of the American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association to advance prevention and disease management in the outpatient setting. The Guideline Advantage™ quality improvement program utilizes data from electronic health records (EHRs) or health technology platforms to report on adherence to evidence-based treatment guidelines within the outpatient setting.
The program aligns with key national initiatives and supporting Meaningful Use and Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) initiatives.
The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology are excited to provide a series of new cardiovascular prevention guidelines for the assessment of cardiovascular risk, lifestyle modifications that reduce risk, management of elevated blood cholesterol, and management of increased body weight in adults. To support the implementation of these guidelines, the new Pooled Cohort Equations CV Risk Calculator and additional Prevention Guideline are available here.
How is the American Heart Association addressing the ABCS and Sodium Reduction Priorities?