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Recipe Name:

Identify all patients eligible for an annual 75+ Health Assessment

Rationale:

The purpose of this health assessment is to help identify any risk factors exhibited by an elderly patient that may require further health management. In addition to assessing a person’s health status, a health assessment is used to identify a broad range of factors that influence a person’s physical, psychological and social functioning.

Target:

All patients aged over 75 years in the practice

CAT Starting Point:

  1. CAT Open - CAT4 view (all reports) loaded
  2. Population Extract Loaded and Extract Pane “Hidden”
    1. Filter Pane open and under the ‘General’ tab ‘Active Patients’ (3x <2 years) selected (this step can be
       omitted if you want to search for all patients).
     

 

 

 

 

Recipe Steps Reports

  • Hide Filters
  • Select the "MBS Eligibility" tab
  • Select the "Health Assessment Eligibility" tab
  • Select the column titled "HC 75+ not claimed last 12 mths", and click the Export button in the top right hand corner

 

 

This report will show all patients aged over 75 years who haven't had a 75+ Health Assessment billed in the past 12 months. 

 

 


To Export Patient List to Microsoft Excel:

1.  Click on the “Export Icon”  at the top of the Patient Reidentification window.

2.  Click on “Excel”

3.   Choose a file name and a location to save to (eg. Create a folder C:/ClinicalAudit/CAT Patient FollowUp)

4.  Click “Save”

 

The steps above will produce a list of patients with contact details in MS Excel which can then be used to:

1.   Go back through the individual patient records in the GP Clinical Desktop System (CDS) and update known records

2.  Phone patients to update their record

3.  Produce a mail merge to recall patients for follow up