3.d.iii- Implementation of Evidence Based Medicine Guidelines for Asthma Management

  • Ensure patients with asthma have access to care consistent with evidence-based guidelines
  • Establish collaboration with Regional Asthma Coalitions to support population-based approaches to asthma management
  • Reach agreement on adherence to national guidelines and protocols for asthma care
  • Include electronic health records, health information exchange and tele-medicine


Care coordination / patient navigation / population health

  • Implement evidence-based asthma management guidelines between primary care practitioners, specialists, and community-based asthma programs (e.g., NYS Regional Asthma Coalitions) to ensure a regional population-based approach to asthma management

Clinical protocols / standard of care

  • Establish agreements to adhere to national guidelines for asthma management and protocols for access to asthma specialists, including EHR-HIE connectivity and telemedicine

Integration of care / IDS

  • Use EHRs and other technical platforms to track all patients engaged in the project

Payment reform

  • Ensure coordination with the Medicaid Managed Care organizations and Health Homes serving the affected population


  • Deliver educational activities addressing asthma management to participating primary care providers

PMO Project Representatives: 

Shannon McWilliam- McwillS1@mail.amc.edu

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