Heart/Stroke Recognition Program (HSRP)
Changes to HSRP and DRP
The Heart/Stroke Recognition Program was launched in 2003. This voluntary program is designed to recognize clinicians who use evidence-based measures and provide excellent care to persons with cardiovascular disease (CVD) or who have had a stroke.
The Heart Stroke Recognition Program (HSRP) assesses key quality performance measures that are based on national evidence based guidelines for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Program measures include:
- Blood pressure control
- Complete lipid profile
- Cholesterol control
- Use of aspirin or another antithrombotic
- Smoking status and cessation advice or treatment
HSRP Recognition provides assurance that clinicians are providing high quality, evidenced–based care for their CVD and stroke patients.
Eligible clinicians will abstract data from the charts of CVD/stroke patients (35 patients for a single applicant) and submit this information to NCQA for review.