Area:
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Systems-Based CVD Prevention Protocols for Rheumatology Teams: A low-cost multidisciplinary approach

Organization:
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

The proposed quality improvement (QI) intervention enlists rheumatology staff to refine protocols for RA clinics via focus groups and workflow analysis (Objective 1), and implement and assess the hypertension protocol (year 1) and tobacco protocol (year 2) (Objective 2). Lastly, the QI team will evaluate outcomes using controlled statistical analysis of electronic health record data (Objective 3).

Approval Date:
July 2014
Amount Awarded:
$499,588.00
Start Date:
08/01/2014
End Date:
01/01/2017
Status:
In Progress
RFP:
CV Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis
RFP ID:
2014RA1