HITEQ Center / Friday, March 17, 2017 / Categories: EHR Selection and Implementation, EHR Implementation, Health IT Enabled QI, Accessing Data for QI EHR Optimization Guides for Million Hearts® Initiative Million Hearts® is a national initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017. Million Hearts® has the potential to help improve the health of millions of Americans by improving the ABCS: Aspirin Therapy When Appropriate Blood Pressure Control Cholesterol Management Smoking Cessation Million Hearts® EHR Optimization Guides Million Hearts® EHR Optimization Guides help healthcare professionals leverage their EHR systems to excel in the ABCS. Through helpful step by step instructions, the Guides illustrate how providers can use their EHR products to find, use, and improve data on the Million Hearts® clinical quality measures. Ultimately, these guides facilitate the identification of at-risk patients, helping clinical teams across the country protect their patients from heart attacks, strokes, and other cardiovascular events. Allscripts [PDF - 1.6 MB] Cerner [PDF - 1.4 MB] NextGen [PDF - 1.1 MB] Learn more about the initiative and optimization here. Resource Links Million Hearts EHR Optimization GuidesThese guides provide helpful step by step instructions, illustrating how providers can use their EHR products to find, use, and improve data on the Million Hearts® measures. Previous Article Creating a Leadership Team for Successful EHR Implementation Next Article Health Center Health IT/ EHR Assessment Tool Print 1068 Tags: EHR ONC vendors Million Hearts Health IT Enabled QI implementation optimization guides Related Resources Unleash the True Value of Your EMR Investment with APIs Data Dictionary Tool and Template Best Practices for a Successful EHR Go Live Optimizing the Presentation and Visualization of Health Data for Patients and Providers Why Do Physicians Love/Hate EMR’s, and What Can We Do About It?