This release will include the forthcoming SNOMED CT version due in early 2021 and will also incorporate three new ways to view how patients with COPD are managed.
These three new views are:
If you would like to be kept informed by email about the next release of the GRASP-COPD tool, please fill in our enquiry form:
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GRASP-COPD is a free, easy-to-use tool that assists GP practices to interrogate their clinical data, enabling them to improve patient outcomes, reduce costs and avoid inappropriate treatment for patients with COPD.
The development of the GRASP-DM quality improvement tool has been funded by Boehringer Ingelheim. Boehringer Ingelheim has undertaken a medico legal review but PRIMIS has retained editorial control and intellectual property rights for this audit tool.
The GRASP-COPD quality improvement tool is freely available to all PRIMIS Hub members within England.
GRASP-COPD instruction booklet
Any CCG (only) staff who require access to the CCG comparative report in CHART Online for any PRIMIS' tools should complete and submit the form on the following page:
CCG request access to COL
This tool includes the option to upload data to CHART Online. This allows GP practices and CCGs to compare and benchmark practice data both locally and nationally.
NHS England: Overview of potential to reduce lives lost from COPD
The following article looking at identifying undiagnosed COPD through searches of UK routine primary care databases has compared the GRASP-COPD case finder to routine methods of searching for the same group of patients with interesting results. [Article written by K. Lippiett et al published Sept 2015]:
European Respiratory Journal: Identifying undiagnosed COPD through searches... (article)
Walsall CCG GRASP-COPD case study
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