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Practice Management Program
Primary Care Networks Program Management Office
Toward Optimized Practice

Identifying Patients


In order to support process improvements, it is essential that the right groups of patients are identified. The electronic medical record can be leveraged to identify patients in a practice and guide teams in decision making.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Use different methods to identify patients taking opioids in a practice
  2. Use data to help guide teams in decision making
  3. Prioritize a patient population to start process improvements with
  4. Apply Potentially Better Practices that support identifying patients taking opioids

Training Slides:

Identifying Patients


Download the EMR Guide to
help you identify your patients.