For coronary artery disease, hypertension, heart failure and atrial fibrillation in the outpatient setting

Nation's Largest Ambulatory Cardiovascular Quality Improvement Registry

With millions of patient records, the PINNACLE Registry® is cardiology's largest outpatient quality improvement registry. As part of the NCDR® suite of clinical registries, the PINNACLE Registry gives clinicians like you the credible quality measurement solutions you need to survive in today’s demanding health care environment.

The registry provides a centralized system for clinical practices to promote practice innovations and achieve clinical excellence.

Participation Offers Many Advantages:

  • Easy-to-interpret benchmark reports that validate the quality care you provide and pinpoint opportunities for improvement
  • Access to relevant data focusing on coronary artery disease, hypertension, heart failure and atrial fibrillation—the four most common cardiovascular conditions
  • Minimal data collection that delivers maximum clinical value
  • Multiple methods of data submission that fit seamlessly into practice workflow

PINNACLE by the Numbers

As of January 2015, 172 practices and 3,096 providers at 903 locations are participating in the PINNACLE Registry. PINNACLE Registry data currently represents 17.43 million patient encounters and 4.22 million patients.


Help Your Practice Find ‘Meaningful Use’ of EHRs in the Federal EHR Incentive Program

To answer questions about how to meet ‘meaningful use criteria’ to qualify for the federal EHR Incentive program through the PINNACLE Registry from CMS, please click here to read our FAQ sheet.

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Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer Inc. are proud to be Founding Sponsors of the PINNACLE Registry.