CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator AppThe ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App helps clinicians assess the individualized patient risk of experiencing a bleeding event associated with a PCI procedure. Clinicians can compare individual patient risk to the national average based on data from the CathPCI Registry®. The App facilitates consistent risk assessment and communication between a clinician and patient about the overall PCI procedure.

Search "ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator" on the web or in your app store to download the app for free.

Questions? Learn more about the App by reviewing a list of frequently asked questions below.

  What is the ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App?
  What is the ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App?

The ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App is a mobile application that helps clinicians assess the individualized patient risk of experiencing a bleeding event associated with a PCI procedure. Clinicians can compare individual patient risk to the national average based on data from the CathPCI Registry®.

  How can I access the ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App?
  How can I access the ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App?

The ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App is free for ACC members and non-members.

  • To download on a mobile device (Apple or Android), search "ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App" in the iTunes or GooglePlay app stores.
  • The access on the web, go to: tools.acc.org/CathPCIBleedRisk

  How is the ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App intended to be used?
  How is the ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App intended to be used?

The App is intended to be used:

  • As a part of pre-procedural assessment by a physician, to inform the decision of whether or not a patient should undergo a PCI considering a patient's risk for experiencing a PCI-related bleeding event.
  • As a part of pre-procedural assessment by a physician, to validate the decision for a patient to undergo a PCI considering the patient's risk for experiencing a PCI-related bleeding event.
  • As a part of care management by a member of the clinician team, to consider strategies to minimize bleeding risk for patients who have undergone a PCI.

  Where did the information and recommendations in the ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App come from?
  Where did the information and recommendations in the ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App come from?

The ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App was developed from the 2013 Updated Bleeding Model using data from the CathPCI Registry®.

  How was the ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App developed and tested?
  How was the ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App developed and tested?

The App was developed by the ACC to transform cardiovascular care and improve heart health through the implementation of clinical policy at the point of care. It was developed with the review and guidance of a Work Group of ACC representatives and experts in the field, and with the oversight of the ACC Science and Quality Committee. Development of the App included several rounds of user testing within the ACC and representatives of the target audience.

  Are there plans to further update the ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App?
  Are there plans to further update the ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App?

Content in the App will be updated to reflect any changes to its primary source, the bleeding model developed from data in the CathPCI Registry®. User feedback also creates needs and opportunities for the App to be maintained and up-to-date.

  How can I provide feedback on the ACC CathPCI Risk Calculator App and how will it be used?
  How can I provide feedback on the ACC CathPCI Risk Calculator App and how will it be used?

You can provide feedback and suggestions about the App in two ways:

  1. Complete the ACC's feedback survey here which is also accessible through the "About the App" section in the App.
  2. Leave comments on the iTunes or Google Play page for the App.

The ACC is also collecting data about the App through analytics, usability studies, and impact studies when possible. Feedback is used to ensure the App's accuracy and to identify opportunities for improving the App's user experience and to inform the ACC Mobile App Framework.

  Who is the intended audience for the ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App?
  Who is the intended audience for the ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App?

The App's intended target audience are physicians who perform pre-procedure assessments on patients who may undergo a PCI procedure for the risk of patients experiencing a bleeding event, as well as other members of the clinical care team who may use the App to assess a patient's risk of experiencing a bleeding event related to the procedure. The App is not directly intended for patient use.

  Will patients benefit from the ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App?
  Will patients benefit from the ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App?

The App is intended for use by clinicians as part of clinical practice. The App is freely available to all users, including patients, but is not intended for direct use by patients.

  Will any personal or patient information be collected from ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App?
  Will any personal or patient information be collected from ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App?

No patient information is collected and stored in the App. Anonymous user behavior (e.g., number of people who downloaded the app, how many times a day the app was used) will be gathered through Google Analytics. All data collected in the App is anonymous and cannot be traced back to an individual user.

  How does the ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App relate to the other ACC tools, products, and programs?
  How does the ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App relate to the other ACC tools, products, and programs?

The App is part of the ACC Clinical Mobile App Collection designed to be used "on the go" to help optimize patient care. More information about ACC's Clinical App Collection can be found here. The App is also based off of a risk model developed using data from the ACC's CathPCI Registry®. Tools related to minimize PCI Bleeding Risk can also be found on the ACC Quality Improvement for Institutions website, CVQuality.acc.org.

  Are there any plans to link outputs from the ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App to electronic medical records (EMRs)?
  Are there any plans to link outputs from the ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App to electronic medical records (EMRs)?

The App has an email function for users to send a summary of their individual app session to a recipient of their choice which could be transferred into EMR notes. There are currently no other plans to integrate the app into EMRs. The ACC is actively exploring options for apps and EHR integration.

  Where can I get help and support with using the ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App?

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ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App

ACC CathPCI Bleeding Risk Calculator App