Getting Started With Patient Navigator Program: Focus MI
Step 1: Join
- Log into NCDR
- Go to your Chest Pain - MI Registry™ home page
- Click “Start Here” on the left navigation bar
- Scroll to the bottom and opt in!
Step 2: Assess
Hospitals that join Patient Navigator Program: Focus MI have instant access to a suite of evidence-based, hospital-tested tools designed to help with key tactics, such as organizing a multidisciplinary team that includes an administrator, physician, and nurse champion, and understanding how to make the most of Chest Pain - MI Registry™ data to monitor and aid implementation efforts.
Hospitals are also strongly encouraged to use the Patient Navigator Program: Focus MI Self-Assessment Tool to analyze strengths and identify areas for improvement. Additionally, all participants have access to regularly-scheduled webinars and a community of experts and like-minded hospitals working to reduce readmissions and improve AMI patient outcomes.
Step 3: Use
The Patient Navigator Program: Focus MI includes a specially-designed dashboard that integrates with the Chest Pain - MI Registry™. The online dashboard allows hospitals to not only measure their own success but compare their actions with other participating hospitals across the country. Learn more:
- Data Collection Survey – Provides guidance on the Navigator metrics
- Data Collection Survey Guide – Step-by-step instructions on how to submit data via the online data collection tool
Read more about program requirements .
Use the Program Management Templates to plan your approach and reassess your progress in the program.