The new national GP contract introduced the Quality and Outcomes Framework.

The new national GP contract introduced the Quality and Outcomes Framework , which combined the first time quality of care quality of care resources. For each disease area under clinical indicators determine actions to be taken by primary care physicians in order to improve patient outcomes.

In Scotland there are 558,376 patients with recorded hypertension, a condition of them at increased risk of cardiovascular disease and death. The research shows high-quality care a period of five years, 820 cardiovascular – events1 like heart attack and stroke by reducing blood pressure and control of high blood pressure can be effectively prevented. ,, joint chairman of the BMA Scottish GP Committee, said:.Image courtesy of They can entire Kaiser Daily HealthPolicyMonitor Reports view, J.earch the archives or sign up for email service at emperors Daily Health policy coverage strongly supports emperor network. A free service from The Henry J. Publish. Kaiser Family Foundation. 2005 Advisory Board Company and Kaiser Family Foundation. All rights reserved.