Primary care physician (PCP) practices reporting on electronic clinical quality measures (eCQM) for an evidence-based cardiovascular care approach took a median of 8.2 months to submit data. The practices participated in EvidenceNOW Southwest, which provided nine months of coaching to improve the ABCS of heart health (Aspirin, Blood pressure control, Cholesterol management, and Smoking cessation). Practices also received support for ABCS eCQM reporting from an electronic health record, a registry, or a third-party platform.
Key findings were as follows:
The time needed …
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