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Cardiovascular Health > Best Practices

Best Practice Intervention Packages (BPIPs)

The HHQI National Campaign is committed to helping you integrate cardiovascular best practices, and we're excited to be developing these new Best Practice ABCS stands for...Intervention Packages (BPIPs) that will provide information, tools, and resources your leadership and staff can use to make a measurable impact on the ABCS of cardiovascular health.

Each BPIP will provide a cross-setting approach focusing on improving Awareness, Assessment & Actions, as well as addressing the needs of Underserved Populations.


Cardiovascular Health Part 1 BPIP Cover

Cardiovascular Health Part 1:
Aspirin as appropriate & Blood pressure control

Revised January 2018 -- This BPIP focuses on the evidence-based practices for using appropriate aspirin or antiplatelet therapy with patients who need it, as well as assessments and strategies to assist patients with controling their blood pressure to prevent heart attacks and strokes. Includes new industry guidelines, algorithms, and protocols for hypertenstion management released in 2017.

Download the BPIP now or visit the BPIP webpage for all associated resources.


Cardiovascular Health Part 2 BPIP Cover

Cardiovascular Health Part 2:
Cholesterol management & Smoking cessation

Revised November 2016 -- This BPIP focuses on improving cholesterol screenings and actions to reduce cardiovascular risk, as well as tools and resources for clinicians to help patients stop smoking. Includes new industry guidelines for cholesterol management released in 2013.

Download the BPIP now or visit the BPIP webpage for all associated resources.


Cardiovascular Health for At-Risk Populations BPIP

Cardiovascular Health for At-Risk Populations

This focused package identifies specific risks for certain at-risk populations including racial/ethnic, gender, health literacy barriers, and regional variances. Strategies to address barriers and tools/resources are provided.

Download the BPIP now or visit the BPIP webpage for all associated resources.


BP Control & Smoking Cessation BPIP

Fundamental Focus:
Blood Pressure Control & Smoking Cessation

This fundamental BPIP focuses on two key evidence-based strategies to reduce heart attacks and strokes: blood pressure control and smoking cessation. This package will serve as a 'refresher' and is intended for use by clinicians and leaders. For more in-depth content, please refer to the primary Cardiovascular Health Part 1 & Part 2 BPIPs above.

Download the BPIP now or visit the BPIP webpage for all associated resources.