ZZVA-*HYPERTENSION SCREEN (5)    REMINDER DEFINITION (811.9)

Name Value
NAME ZZVA-*HYPERTENSION SCREEN
PRINT NAME ZZ Hypertension Detection
DO IN ADVANCE TIME FRAME 3M
RELATED REMINDER GUIDELINE ZZVA-*HYPERTENSION SCREEN
INACTIVE FLAG INACTIVE
INACTIVE CHANGE DATE 2005-03-11 12:42:50
CLASS NATIONAL
USAGE C
DESCRIPTION
BP due every two years to detect hypertension. 
 
    Recommendation: Check blood pressure at least once every two years
    for all Primary Care clinic patients.
 
    Goal for FY2000: 90% of Primary Care clinic patients have had their
    blood pressure checked in the past two years.
 
This VA-*HYPERTENSION SCREEN reminder is defined based on the following
"Hypertension Detection" guidelines specified in the VHA HANDBOOK 1101.8,
APPENDIX A.
 
    Target Condition: Hypertension, Cardiovascular Disease
 
    Target Group: General outpatient population
FINDINGS
  1. FINDING ITEM:   BLOOD PRESSURE
    NO. OF FOUND TEXT LINES:   0
    NO. NOT FOUND TEXT LINES:   1
    NOT FOUND TEXT:   
    Vitals: Date of last Vitals BP Measurement unknown.
    
    USE IN RESOLUTION LOGIC:   OR
  2. FINDING ITEM:   ZZVA-HYPERTENSION SCREEN
    NO. OF FOUND TEXT LINES:   0
    NO. NOT FOUND TEXT LINES:   1
    REMINDER FREQUENCY:   2Y
    NOT FOUND TEXT:   
    Date of last ICD or CPT coded hypertension screen unknown.
    
    USE IN RESOLUTION LOGIC:   OR
TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION
If this reminder is not going to be used at your facility, the INACTIVE
The Ambulatory Care EP recommends a variation on this reminder
represented in the "VA-BLOOD PRESSURE CHECK" reminder.  This reminder
includes an alteration of the blood pressure reminder guidelines when the
patient has a history of hypertension on file.
 
Please review both of these reminder definitions, choose one of them to
use.  If local modifications need to be made, copy the preferred reminder
to a new reminder and make your reminder modifications.
FLAG should be set to inactive.
 
This reminder represents the minimum criteria for checking if the patient
has received a blood pressure check.  As distributed, the reminder checks
for an ICD Diagnosis or a CPT procedure code representing "Hypertension
Screen", or a record of a blood pressure (BP) in the Vitals/Measurements
package.
 
INTERNAL PATIENT COHORT LOGIC (SEX)&(AGE)
PATIENT COHORT FINDINGS COUNT 2
PATIENT COHORT FINDINGS LIST SEX;AGE
INTERNAL RESOLUTION LOGIC (0)!FI(1)!FI(2)
RESOLUTION FINDINGS COUNT 2
RESOLUTION FINDINGS LIST 1;2
AGE FINDINGS COUNT 1
AGE FINDINGS LIST 2
INFORMATION FINDINGS COUNT 0
# OF GEN. COHORT FOUND LINES 0
# GEN. COHORT NOT FOUND LINES 0
# GEN. RES. FOUND LINES 0
# GEN. RES. NOT FOUND LINES 0
RESCISSION DATE 2005-02-04 00:00:00
BASELINE AGE FINDINGS
  1. REMINDER FREQUENCY:   2Y
    NO. OF AGE MATCH LINES:   0
    NO. OF AGE NO MATCH LINES:   0
# SUM. COHORT FOUND LINES 0
# SUM. COHORT NOT FOUND LINES 0
# SUM. RES. FOUND LINES 0
# SUM. RES. NOT FOUND LINES 0