The Opt-to-Quit™ program is designed to support a hospital, clinic, office practice or program to provide tobacco using patients with help to stop smoking. The Opt-to-Quit™ program is a policy-driven system-wide solution for ensuring that stop smoking support is offered and accessible to patients once they leave the health care setting.
Facility assesses patient tobacco use status
Suggested use of one or more options to inform patients:
- Time of facility cessation intervention
- Bill of Rights
Secure Data Delivery Options:• Automated Data (EMR)
- Online Entry
- Electronic Media
Quitline contacts patient within 72 hours (or time specified by provider ) and offers services
PAR made available for facility:
- Web-based real time
- Electronic or fax delivery
- Reports comply with Joint Commission Tobacco Measures
Quitline sustains patient outreach at 3, 6, 9 and 12 months from referral (unless/until patient opts out).