Since developing PHASE in 2002, Kaiser Permanente has reduced the incidence of heart attacks and strokes among its members by more than 60%.
The initial focus of PHASE is HTN control, followed (in many agencies) by interventions for diabetes, smoking, BMI, and depression. Learn More: PHASE ReportingTemplate
PHASE helps to positively transform care in your organization, beyond the PHASE program itself. Learn More:Building Blocks Summary
It develops and strengthens population health management capabilities
It aligns with strategic initiatives such as PRIME, UDS, and P4P
PHASE is win/win for patients and staff, who benefit from improved teamwork and successfully improving patients’ health.
Participants in PHASE receive a grant (or incentives, if participating through a consortium) as well as training and technical assistance and the opportunity to learn from peers. Learn More: Participant’s Guide to PHASE
Allocate resources to meet grant requirements: Designate a team lead. Protect time for PHASE team to do the work.
Support from Senior leadership is a critical success factor for organizations engaging in CVD risk reduction. Hear what program participants have to say about the ways in which leaders have supported and leveraged their PHASE work.
Meet at least quarterly with PHASE project lead to review data, progress toward goals.
Announce and regularly review and refresh directives related to PHASE implementation. Align PHASE goals and capability building with other strategic priorities to amplify the impact.
Support and authorize optimization of EHR to reinforce clinical guidelines and include clinical decision supports for PHASE protocol.
Recognize team when meeting goals; provide support and problem solving when goals are missed.
Develop and maintain relationships (outside your agency) with colleagues in PHASE adoption. Look for opportunities to partner across your community to improve HTN control.
Keep Board of Directors apprised of PHASE progress and patient outcomes.