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EPN Diabetes Patients with LDL Cholesterol Testing in the Prior 12 Months

Initiative      Comprehensive Diabetes Care
Metric   LDL Cholesterol Testing
Definition   Patients with Diabetes age >18 having had a LDL Cholesterol test within the past 12 months
Measurement   Percentage of patients meeting the metric definition
Numerator   Number of patients having had a LDL Cholesterol test in the prior 12 months
Denominator   Number of patients with a Diabetes diagnosis in their EPICare problem list

Patients residing in a nursing home                           
Patients new to EPN within the last 6 months
Patients with a new Diabetes diagnosis within the past 6 months
Patients referred to an Endocrinology Specialist for care

EPIC Support  

Best Practice Alert appears and identifies patient as overdue for Diabetes Treatment Protocol Health Maintenance Topic appears as overdue 12 months after last LDL Cholesterol test results have been received into EPICare medical record Monthly reports distributed to practices identifying patients overdue for testing

Network Goal     >85%



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