Tobacco Cessation Success Stories Needed!

A male doctor in a white coat with a stethoscope around his neck holds a no smoking sign.

Have you seen improvements in smoking cessation and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) in your practice?

Our partners at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Healthy Behavior Optimization for Michigan, and the Collaborative Quality Initiatives (CQIs) Operations seek first-hand accounts from specialists and their teams around process improvements, tools and tips, and clinical pearls in approaching smoking cessation in your practice.

Please consider submitting your success story to Elizabeth Horn at You can use the formula below to learn about the information needed, generate ideas, and share your story.

  • At my practice ___(Specific clinical role)___
  • have improved ___(Specific process improvement)___
  • resulting in an __(Specific Success: e.g. increase in tobacco cessation counseling referrals/TC screenings/other VBR related TC-activity)___.
  • We’ve learned that __(Specific recommendation)____.

Responses will be compiled and may be incorporated into communications highlighting tobacco cessation initiatives across CQIs.

Thank you for your partnership!