Tools and Resources

Our tool repository includes implementation tools and methodologies—because we believe that sharing knowledge will improve our health systems. New tools will be added as they emerge.

Implementation Tools

We provide third party information which may be of benefit. The examples listed under each description are examples and not meant to be an exhaustive list. For more information about the project, please reach out to the corresponding author in the publication or to the project sponsor.

  • Prompts / Reminders

    Description

    Prompts and reminders can improve healthcare delivery and engagement.

    • EHR prompts
    • Pre-visit LDL orders
    • Patient alerts

    Resources Available

    PROMPT-LIPID

    Shah, Nimish N et al. “Rationale and design of a pragmatic trial aimed at improving treatment of hyperlipidemia in outpatients with very high risk atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease: A pragmatic trial of messaging to providers about treatment of hyperlipidemia (PROMPT-LIPID)." American heart journal vol. 253 (2022): 76-85. doi:10.1016/j.ahj.2022.07.002. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35841944/

  • Education

    Description

    Patient Education

    • Shared decision-making tools: information aids, conversation aids, decision aids
    • Apps/e-learning
    • Telehealth

    Healthcare Practitioner Education

    • Education modules
    • Platform to inform LDL management performance
    • Newsletters

    Resources Available

    Lipid Link: Shared Clinical/Patient Materials:

    https://www.lipidlink.com/shared-clinician-patient-materials.html

    Myocardial infarction, Combined-device, Recovery Enhancement (MiCORE)

    Marvel, Francoise A et al. "Digital Health Intervention in Acute Myocardial Infarction." Circulation Cardiovascular quality and outcomes vol. 14,7 (2021): e007741. doi:10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.121.007741. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34261332/

    LOGAN-CV:

    • McKoy, J Nikki et al. "LOGAN-CV: A Prospective Study of a Multifaceted Intervention Targeting United States Clinicians to Improve Guideline-Based Management of Lipid-Lowering Therapy." Advances in therapy vol. 41,1 (2024): 451-463. doi:10.1007/s12325-023-02716-6. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37989909/

    Florida Cardiovascular Quality Network (FCQN):

    • Seals, A Allen, and Richard A Chazal. "Promoting Initiatives in Quality of Cardiovascular Care: The Complementary Role of ACC National and State Chapters." Journal of the American College of Cardiology vol. 69,6 (2017): 745-749. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2017.01.003. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28131662/
    • Maddox, Thomas M et al. "Solution Sets to Generate Actionable Knowledge for Cardiovascular Care." Journal of the American College of Cardiology vol. 73,25 (2019): 3349-3351. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2019.05.018. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31248557/
  • Navigators / Care Team Model

    Description

    Healthcare navigators and holistic care models provide opportunities to reduce barriers to patient care

    Resources Available

    Blood, Alexander J et al. “Results of a Remotely Delivered Hypertension and Lipid Program in More Than 10 000 Patients Across a Diverse Health Care Network.” JAMA cardiology vol. 8,1 (2023): 12-21. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2022.4018. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36350612/

  • Performance Dashboard

    Description

    Performance dashboards support awareness of progress and areas for improvement

    Resources Available

    LOGAN-CV:

    • McKoy, J Nikki et al. “LOGAN-CV: A Prospective Study of a Multifaceted Intervention Targeting United States Clinicians to Improve Guideline-Based Management of Lipid-Lowering Therapy.” Advances in Therapy vol. 41,1 (2024): 451-463. doi:10.1007/s12325-023-02716-6. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37989909/

    MORE COMING SOON

  • Motivation

    Description

    Articulation of the benefit of sustained support of implementation strategies adopted into practice of healthcare system management (ie, value proposition, sustainability models, etc)

    Resources Available

    COMING SOON

Ongoing Initiatives

For more information about these projects, please reach out to the corresponding author in the publication or to the project sponsor.

  • ACC Driving Urgency to Treat LDL-C

    Description

    Aim

    Build LDL-C testing and treatment awareness to action at point of care via Expert Consensus Decision Pathway-based care*

    Methods

    Prompts/reminders; education; performance dashboards

    Audience Engaged

    HCP; Health System

    Resources Available

    COMING SOON

    Project Contact:

    Please reach out to
    kbyrd@acc.org
    for additional project information.

    *ACC Driving Urgency to Treat LDL-C is a multi-sponsored effort.

  • CHA Test to Treat

    Description

    Aim

    Improve LDL-C testing and treatment planning prior to ASCVD hospital discharge and minimizing loss to follow up prior to 6 months

    Methods

    Prompts/reminders; Education; Navigators/care team model

    Audience Engaged

    Patient; HCP; Health system

    Resources Available

    COMING SOON

    Project Contact:

    Please reach out to
    lauren.w.cohen@duke.edu
    for additional project information.

    CardioHealth Alliance (CHA) Test to Treat is a multi-sponsored effort through CHA.

  • cvMOBIUS2

    Description

    Aim

    Prospective registry to examine and track lipid-lowering therapy utilization and LDL-C levels in adults with ASCVD seen across 25 health systems over 5 years

    Methods

    Prospective registry; EHR data

    Audience Engaged

    HCP; Health System

    Resources Available

    COMING SOON

    Project Contact:

    Please reach out to
    ann.navar@utsouthwestern.edu
    for additional project information.

    cvMOBIUS2 is an Amgen sponsored trial in collaboration with DCRI and UTSW.

  • LOGAN-CV

    Description

    Aim

    Prospective study to evaluate a multifaceted site-level intervention (performance platform and education) to enhance clinicians’ adherence to guidelines to improve LDL-C levels for patients with very high risk ASCVD§

    Methods

    Prospective study; Education/Performance dashboard

    Audience Engaged

    HCP

    Resources Available

    McKoy, J Nikki et al. “LOGAN-CV: A Prospective Study of a Multifaceted Intervention Targeting United States Clinicians to Improve Guideline-Based Management of Lipid-Lowering Therapy.” Advances in Therapy vol. 41,1 (2024): 451-463. doi:10.1007/s12325-023-02716-6. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37989909/

    Project Contact:

    Please reach out to
    yosef_khan@premierinc.com
    for additional project information.

    §LOGAN-CV is an Amgen Sponsored Trial fully outsourced to Premier, Inc.

  • PROMPT Lipid Multicenter Scaling

    Description

    Aim

    Leverage computerized decision support tools to promote guideline-concordant, high-value, quality care for patients with very high risk ASCVD

    Methods

    Prompts/reminders; education

    Audience Engaged

    HCP; Health System

    Resources Available

    COMING SOON

    Project Contact:

    Please reach out to
    ralph.rielloiii@yale.edu
    for additional project information.

    PROMPT-LIPID Multicenter Scaling takes the learnings from an Amgen investigator-initiated study and provides Amgen financial support for scaling.

Resources

WHITE PAPERS

These papers contribute to our understanding of how implementation science can improve health outcomes.

DIGITAL RESOURCES

Access outputs from new and ongoing initiatives, including webinars, symposia, roundtable recordings, and podcasts.

COMING SOON

PUBLICATIONS

Links to relevant peer-reviewed articles and scientific publications. For more information about the project, please reach out to the corresponding author in the publication.

Brigham and Women's Hospital Lipid Navigator

Blood, Alexander J et al. “Results of a Remotely Delivered Hypertension and Lipid Program in More Than 10 000 Patients Across a Diverse Health Care Network.” JAMA cardiology vol. 8,1 (2023): 12-21. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2022.4018. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36350612/

Myocardial infarction, Combined-device Recovery Enhancement (MiCORE)

Marvel, Francoise A et al. “Digital Health Intervention in Acute Myocardial Infarction.” Circulation cardiovascular quality and outcomes vol. 14,7 (2021): e007741. doi:10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.121.007741. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34261332/

PROMPT-LIPID

Shah, Nimish N et al. “Rationale and design of a pragmatic trial aimed at improving treatment of hyperlipidemia in outpatients with very high risk atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease: A pragmatic trial of messaging to providers about treatment of hyperlipidemia (PROMPT-LIPID).” American heart journal vol. 253 (2022): 76-85. doi:10.1016/j.ahj.2022.07.002. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35841944/

HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LIAISONS

Amgen Resources that educate on how to use your existing EHR to identify patients, evaluate treatment and engage with patients.

MORE COMING SOON

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Contact Us

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