This display highlights the top 10 clinics that helped their adult patients with vascular disease meet specific goals for recommended care.
The statewide rate is 62% for all reporting clinics.
This means that for every 100 adult patients with vascular disease, 62 met specific goals for recommended vascular care.
How the clinics compare
Quality care for vascular disease includes meeting specific treatment goals:
- Blood pressure is less than 140/90 mmHg
- Taking a statin if needed to manage cholesterol
- Being tobacco-free
- Taking an aspirin daily, if appropriate
The featured clinics had rates between 76% and 84% - well above the statewide rate of 62% but still showing room to improve.
The MNHealthScores' Featured Clinics list is based on clinic performance for recommended vascular care for adults.
Data source and dates
This report is based on information from patients who visited their doctor between January 1 and December 31, 2017.
Standards of Care
Standards of care are treatment guidelines that are generally accepted by health care professionals as valid and supported by sound scientific evidence.
The main goals of quality vascular care are to help control blood pressure and cholesterol (LDL), be free of tobacco, and take an aspirin every day if appropriate.
Sucessfully controlling vascular disease helps you stay healthy and avoid health problems such as strokes, blood clots, and aneurysms. We encourage you to talk with your provider if you would like more information on how to manage your condition. Explore the Better Care resources on MNHealthScores to learn more about how to partner with your health care provider, and learn more about quality care for vascular disease.
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