Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
This website provides clear systems change strategies; recommendations; evidence and the cost effectiveness on systems change efforts to treat tobacco use dependence.
American Academy of Family Physicians Ask and Act: A Tobacco Cessation Program Manual
This manual provides information on assessing your current health system and defining a new system based on the Ask and Act protocol. It also includes helpful tips around motivational interviewing, referrals and follow-up, and standardizing your systems change approaches.
DIMENSIONS: Tobacco Free Toolkit for Healthcare Providers
This is designed for a broad range of health care providers and includes information on tobacco use, skills for tobacco cessation discussions and interventions, and efficient methods to assess a patient's readiness to quit, plus cessation treatment resources. You'll also find several supplements for priority populations, including those with mental illness, low-income individuals and pregnant and postpartum women.
Health Systems Change Case Studies
In 2014 and 2015, ClearWay MinnesotaSM funded five organizations for two years to help them improve their ability to assess and address tobacco use with their patients. An external evaluator conducted a process evaluation, and Clearway MinnesotaSM worked with the grantees to develop individual case studies that tell their stories.
Healthcare Provider Reminder Systems, Provider Education, and Patient Education
This action guide provides information on working with health care delivery systems to improve the delivery of tobacco use treatment to patients. It includes clear implementation action steps, determining your resource needs and key resources.
Help Your Patients Quit Tobacco Use: An Implementation Guide for Community Health Centers
This popular guide provides clear steps on how to plan, prepare and implement tobacco treatment interventions into Community Health Centers. It includes a section on how to deal with challenges and a sample intervention model and EHR builds with specific case studies shared at the end of the guide.
Million Hearts Tobacco Cessation Protocols
This website includes a number of tools and resources. There are also templates where providers can "Create your own Protocols" for tobacco cessation interventions.
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: Tobacco Quit Kit
The Tobacco Quit Kit contains clinical tools, resources for providers, and patient education materials to promote evidence-based practices for tobacco cessation.