Cardiovascular Disease Risk Calculator - Enhanced Lipid Reporting

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  • Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment made easy with Enhanced Lipid Reporting 
Enhanced Lipid Reporting (ELR) is a new, easy-to-use, lab-based approach to measure cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk and ensure those at risk get guideline-directed treatment. The Framingham Risk Score (FRS) and Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS) Dyslipidemia guidelines have been built into Connect Care, allowing lab reports to provide a CVD Risk score along with treatment recommendations, based on information from a patient’s lab requisition and blood sample. 

The ELR goes to the healthcare provider, Netcare, and patients through their MyHealth Record account with links to patient education resources. This practice improvement opportunity promotes Alberta Screening and Prevention (ASaP) data reporting, continuity of care and patient empowerment. 

To order a CVD risk assessment in Connect Care, use the "Order Inquiry" activity. The search terms "cvd", "framingham", "fram" and "lipid" will all bring up the "Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment" test name. When the test is selected, the below pop-up with screening questions will appear.

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