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Health Maintanence: Bone Mineral Density (BMD)

Health Maintanence: Bone Mineral Density (BMD) - Clinical Hub, UW Health Clinical Tool Search, Preventive Health Care and Health Maintenance, Information on Specific Preventive Health Topics

Focus

Bone Mineral Density (BMD) - a screening test for osteoporosis. 

What makes my patient due for a BMD?

One Time: All female patients age 65 and older will be due for a one time bone mineral density screening test. Once completed, the patient will no longer be overdue.

Note: A BMD at age 60 and older will satisfy this one time screening

Family History of Osteoporosis (Mother or Father):

All female patients age 60 and older with a family history of osteoporosis (mother or father) with will automatically be due for a one time bone mineral density screening test.

Special plans that you “manually enroll” vs the Health Link system assigning to your patient: