Use of Discharge Medications

National QI Initiative – Use of Discharge Medications

As part of the QI process, vascular specialists are encouraged to communicate with primary care physicians, patients and other providers regarding the use of discharge medications.

Below please see links to sample communications currently in use within the VQI:

Discharge Meds Webinar

Discharge Medications – QI Webinar (link)

Reference List for Discharge Meds 7/20/2017

Discharge Medications – 5 Year Survival Flyer (courtesy of Randy DeMartino, MD)

Risk Factor Modification

Risk Factor Modification Letter – Patient

Risk Factor Modification Letter – Physician

Sample Letters by Type of Medication (Hospital Setting)

Aspirin
Letter to Patient
Letter to Physician

ACE Inhibitor
Letter to Patient
Letter to Physician

Beta Block
Letter to Patient
Letter to Physician

Statin
Letter to Patient
Letter to Physician

Multiple Medications
Letter to Patient
Letter to Physician

Sample Letters by Type of Medication (Office Setting)

Aspirin
Letter to Patient
Letter to Physician

ACE Inhibitor
Letter to Patient
Letter to Physician

Beta Blocker
Letter to Patient
Letter to Physician

Statin
Letter to Patient
Letter to Physician

Multiple Medications
Letter to Patient
Letter to Physician