Measure Archive

The Measure Archive is a complete list of summaries that have been withdrawn from the NQMC Web site. Information regarding a current NQMC summary, where available, is provided. The list is organized alphabetically by measure developer.
Measure Archive tabs, Withdrawn Withdrawn Updated

The list below identifies measures that have been updated.

NQMC currently contains 694 individual measure summaries that have been updated.

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AAAHC Institute for Quality Improvement, Performance Measurement Initiative, Colonoscopy Work Group (1)
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Intra-procedure colonoscopy complication rate: percentage of patients who developed one or more intra-procedure complications. NQMC:009650
Source(s): AAAHC Institute for Quality Improvement. 2014 July-December colonoscopy study: procedure specific survey. Skokie (IL): AAAHC Institute for Quality Improvement; 2014 Jul. 2 p.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (51) (Web siteExternal Web Site Policy)
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Accidental puncture or laceration (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:008102
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #25: technical specifications. Accidental puncture or laceration rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 1 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.4]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 79 p.
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Accidental puncture or laceration: rate per 1,000 eligible discharges. NQMC:008105
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Pediatric quality indicators #1: technical specifications. Accidental puncture or laceration rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.4]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 61 p.
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Asthma admission rate (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:008115
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Pediatric quality indicators #14: technical specifications. Asthma admission rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.4]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 61 p.
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Dehydration: hospital admission rate. NQMC:008130
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Prevention quality indicators #10: technical specifications. Dehydration admission rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.4]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 6 p.
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Diabetes mellitus: hospital admission rate for long-term complications. NQMC:008125
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Prevention quality indicators #3: technical specifications. Diabetes long-term complications admission rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.4]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 6 p.
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Diabetes mellitus: hospital admission rate for short-term complications. NQMC:008123
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Prevention quality indicators #1: technical specifications. Diabetes short-term complications admission rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.4]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 6 p.
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Diabetes mellitus: hospital admission rate for uncontrolled diabetes. NQMC:008134
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Prevention quality indicators #14: technical specifications. Uncontrolled diabetes admission rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.4]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 6 p.
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Diabetes mellitus: lower-extremity amputation rate. NQMC:008136
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Prevention quality indicators #16: technical specifications. Rate of lower-extremity amputation among patients with diabetes [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.4]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 6 p.
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Gastroenteritis admission rate (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:008117
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Pediatric quality indicators #16: technical specifications. Gastroenteritis admission rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.4]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 61 p.
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of adult health plan members who reported how often it was easy for them to get needed care. NQMC:003051
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of adult health plan members who reported how often their personal doctor communicated well. NQMC:003053
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of adult health plan members who reported how often they get care quickly. NQMC:003052
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of adult health plan members who reported how often they were satisfied with their health plan information and customer service. NQMC:003054
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of parents or guardians who reported how often it was easy for them to get needed care for their enrolled child. NQMC:003059
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of parents or guardians who reported how often it was easy to get prescription medicines for their enrolled children with chronic conditions through their health plan. NQMC:003382
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of parents or guardians who reported how often it was easy to get specialized services for their enrolled children with chronic conditions. NQMC:003383
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of parents or guardians who reported how often their enrolled child got care quickly. NQMC:003060
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of parents or guardians who reported how often their enrolled child's personal doctor communicated well. NQMC:003061
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of parents or guardians who reported how often they were satisfied with their enrolled child's health plan information and customer service. NQMC:003062
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of parents or guardians who reported their experiences with getting needed information about their children's care for their enrolled children with chronic conditions. NQMC:003386
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of parents or guardians who reported their experiences with shared decision-making for their enrolled children with chronic conditions. NQMC:003385
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of parents or guardians who reported their experiences with their children's personal doctor or nurse for their enrolled children with chronic conditions. NQMC:003384
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of parents or guardians who reported they received assistance with coordination of care and services for their enrolled children with chronic conditions. NQMC:003387
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' satisfaction with care: adult health plan members' overall ratings of their health care. NQMC:003055
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' satisfaction with care: adult health plan members' overall ratings of their health plan. NQMC:003058
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' satisfaction with care: adult health plan members' overall ratings of their personal doctor. NQMC:003056
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' satisfaction with care: adult health plan members' overall ratings of their specialist. NQMC:003057
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' satisfaction with care: parents' or guardians' overall ratings of their children's health care. NQMC:003063
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' satisfaction with care: parents' or guardians' overall ratings of their children's health plan. NQMC:003066
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' satisfaction with care: parents' or guardians' overall ratings of their children's personal doctor. NQMC:003064
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' satisfaction with care: parents' or guardians' overall ratings of their children's specialist. NQMC:003065
Source(s): CAHPS® health plan survey and reporting kit 2007. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Nov 14. Various p.
CAHPS®: Surveys and tools to advance patient-centered care [https://www.cahps.ahrq.gov/default.asp]. [internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); [updated 2008 Feb 21]; [accessed 2007 Sep 05]. [3 p].
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Home health care patients' experiences: adult home health care patients' ratings of this agency's home health providers. NQMC:005453
Source(s): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Home Health Care CAHPS® Survey. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); 2009 Jul 18. 6 p.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Home Health Care CAHPS® Survey: protocols and guidelines manual. Version 2.0. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); 2010 Jan. 128 p.
Home Health Care CAHPS® Survey [https://www.homehealthcahps.org/]. [Web site]. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); [accessed 2010 Feb 10]. [various p].
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Home health care patients' experiences: percentage of adult home health care patients who reported how often their home health care providers communicated well. NQMC:005451
Source(s): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Home Health Care CAHPS® Survey. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); 2009 Jul 18. 6 p.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Home Health Care CAHPS® Survey: protocols and guidelines manual. Version 2.0. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); 2010 Jan. 128 p.
Home Health Care CAHPS® Survey [https://www.homehealthcahps.org/]. [Web site]. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); [accessed 2010 Feb 10]. [various p].
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Home health care patients' experiences: percentage of adult home health care patients who reported how often they were satisfied with their home health care provider's patient care. NQMC:005450
Source(s): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Home Health Care CAHPS® Survey. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); 2009 Jul 18. 6 p.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Home Health Care CAHPS® Survey: protocols and guidelines manual. Version 2.0. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); 2010 Jan. 128 p.
Home Health Care CAHPS® Survey [https://www.homehealthcahps.org/]. [Web site]. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); [accessed 2010 Feb 10]. [various p].
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Home health care patients' experiences: percentage of adult home health care patients who reported whether their home health care providers addressed specific care issues related to pain and medication. NQMC:005452
Source(s): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Home Health Care CAHPS® Survey. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); 2009 Jul 18. 6 p.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Home Health Care CAHPS® Survey: protocols and guidelines manual. Version 2.0. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); 2010 Jan. 128 p.
Home Health Care CAHPS® Survey [https://www.homehealthcahps.org/]. [Web site]. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); [accessed 2010 Feb 10]. [various p].
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Home health care patients' experiences: percentage of adult home health care patients who reported whether they would recommend this agency to their family or friends. NQMC:005454
Source(s): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Home Health Care CAHPS® Survey. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); 2009 Jul 18. 6 p.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Home Health Care CAHPS® Survey: protocols and guidelines manual. Version 2.0. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); 2010 Jan. 128 p.
Home Health Care CAHPS® Survey [https://www.homehealthcahps.org/]. [Web site]. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); [accessed 2010 Feb 10]. [various p].
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Hospital inpatients' experiences: adult inpatients' overall rating of this hospital. NQMC:008615
Source(s): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). HCAHPS survey. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); 2013 Mar. 18 p.
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Hospital inpatients' experiences: percentage of adult inpatients who reported how often the area around their room was quiet at night. NQMC:008614
Source(s): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). HCAHPS survey. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); 2013 Mar. 18 p.
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Hospital inpatients' experiences: percentage of adult inpatients who reported how often the hospital staff communicated well about medications. NQMC:008608
Source(s): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). HCAHPS survey. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); 2013 Mar. 18 p.
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Hospital inpatients' experiences: percentage of adult inpatients who reported how often the hospital staff was responsive to their needs. NQMC:008609
Source(s): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). HCAHPS survey. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); 2013 Mar. 18 p.
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Hospital inpatients' experiences: percentage of adult inpatients who reported how often their doctors communicated well. NQMC:008607
Source(s): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). HCAHPS survey. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); 2013 Mar. 18 p.
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Hospital inpatients' experiences: percentage of adult inpatients who reported how often their nurses communicated well. NQMC:008606
Source(s): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). HCAHPS survey. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); 2013 Mar. 18 p.
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Hospital inpatients' experiences: percentage of adult inpatients who reported how often their pain was controlled. NQMC:008611
Source(s): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). HCAHPS survey. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); 2013 Mar. 18 p.
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Hospital inpatients' experiences: percentage of adult inpatients who reported how often their room and bathroom were kept clean. NQMC:008613
Source(s): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). HCAHPS survey. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); 2013 Mar. 18 p.
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Hospital inpatients' experiences: percentage of adult inpatients who reported whether they were provided specific discharge information. NQMC:008610
Source(s): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). HCAHPS survey. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); 2013 Mar. 18 p.
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Hospital inpatients' experiences: percentage of adult inpatients who reported whether they would recommend this hospital to their friends and family. NQMC:008612
Source(s): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). HCAHPS survey. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); 2013 Mar. 18 p.
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Iatrogenic pneumothorax: rate per 1,000 eligible admissions. NQMC:008107
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Pediatric quality indicators #5: technical specifications. Iatrogenic pneumothorax rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 5 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.4]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 61 p.
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Neonatal blood stream infections: nosocomial blood stream infection rate. NQMC:008122
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Neonatal quality indicators #3: technical specifications. Neonatal blood stream infection rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.4]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 61 p.
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Perforated appendix: hospital admission rate. NQMC:008124
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Prevention quality indicators #2: technical specifications. Perforated appendix admission rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 1 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.4]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 6 p.
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Pressure ulcer: rate per 1,000 eligible admissions. NQMC:008106
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Pediatric quality indicators #2: technical specifications. Pressure ulcer rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 3 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.4]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 61 p.
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Urinary tract infection: hospital admission rate. NQMC:008132
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Prevention quality indicators #12: technical specifications. Urinary tract infection admission rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.4]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 6 p.
Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Quality Collaboration (6) (Web siteExternal Web Site Policy)
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Ambulatory surgery: percentage of Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) admissions experiencing a burn prior to discharge. NQMC:007316
Source(s): ASC Quality Collaboration. ASC quality measures: implementation guide. Version 2.0. Ambulatory Surgery Center; 2014 Jan. 32 p.
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Ambulatory surgery: percentage of Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) admissions experiencing a fall within the confines of the ASC. NQMC:007317
Source(s): ASC Quality Collaboration. ASC quality measures: implementation guide. Version 2.0. Ambulatory Surgery Center; 2014 Jan. 32 p.
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Ambulatory surgery: percentage of Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) admissions requiring a hospital transfer or hospital admission upon discharge from the ASC. NQMC:007315
Source(s): ASC Quality Collaboration. ASC quality measures: implementation guide. Version 2.0. Ambulatory Surgery Center; 2014 Jan. 32 p.
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Ambulatory surgery: percentage of Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) admissions who experienced a wrong site, wrong side, wrong patient, wrong procedure, or wrong implant. NQMC:007319
Source(s): ASC Quality Collaboration. ASC quality measures: implementation guide. Version 2.0. Ambulatory Surgery Center; 2014 Jan. 32 p.
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Ambulatory surgery: percentage of Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) admissions with an order for a prophylactic IV antibiotic for prevention of surgical site infection, who received the prophylactic antibiotic on time. NQMC:007318
Source(s): ASC Quality Collaboration. ASC quality measures: implementation guide. Version 2.0. Ambulatory Surgery Center; 2014 Jan. 32 p.
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Ambulatory surgery: percentage of Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) admissions with surgical site hair removal with a razor or clippers from the scrotal area, or with clippers or depilatory cream for all other surgical sites. NQMC:007314
Source(s): ASC Quality Collaboration. ASC quality measures: implementation guide. Version 2.0. Ambulatory Surgery Center; 2014 Jan. 32 p.
American Academy of Ophthalmology (5) (Web siteExternal Web Site Policy)
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Eye care: percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of primary open-angle glaucoma or their caregiver who were counseled within 12 months about 1) the potential impact of glaucoma on their visual functioning and quality of life, and 2) the importance of treatment adherence. NQMC:003799
Source(s): American Academy of Ophthalmology, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance. Eye care physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Sep. 35 p. [42 references]
2.  
Eye care: percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of primary open-angle glaucoma whose glaucoma treatment has not failed (the most recent IOP was reduced by at least 15% from the pre-intervention level) OR if the most recent IOP was not reduced by at least 15% from the pre-intervention level a plan of care was documented within 12 months. NQMC:003798
Source(s): American Academy of Ophthalmology, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance. Eye care physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Sep. 35 p. [42 references]
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Eye care: percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a procedure of cataract surgery with IOL placement who received a comprehensive preoperative assessment of 1) dilated fundus exam; 2) axial length, corneal keratometry measurement, and method of IOL power calculation; and 3) functional or medical indication(s) for surgery prior to the cataract surgery with IOL placement within 12 months prior to cataract surgery. NQMC:003802
Source(s): American Academy of Ophthalmology, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance. Eye care physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Sep. 35 p. [42 references]
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Eye care: percentage of patients aged 50 years and older with a diagnosis of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or their caregiver(s) who were counseled within 12 months on the benefits and/or risks of the AREDS formation for preventing progression of AMD. NQMC:003803
Source(s): American Academy of Ophthalmology, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance. Eye care physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association, National Committee for Quality Assurance; 2007 Oct. 36 p. [42 references]
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Eye care: percentage of patients aged 50 years and older with a diagnosis of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) who had a dilated macular examination performed which included documentation of the presence or absence of macular thickening or hemorrhage, AND the level of macular degeneration severity during one or more office visits within 12 months. NQMC:002931
Source(s): American Academy of Ophthalmology, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance. Eye care I physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Sep. 12 p. [6 references]
American Academy of Sleep Medicine (4) (Web siteExternal Web Site Policy)
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Obstructive sleep apnea: percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of moderate or severe obstructive sleep apnea who were prescribed positive airway pressure therapy. NQMC:004492
Source(s): American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Obstructive sleep apnea physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2008 Sep 26. 21 p. [5 references]
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Obstructive sleep apnea: percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea who had an apnea hypopnea index (AHI) or respiratory disturbance index (RDI) measured at the time of initial diagnosis. NQMC:004491
Source(s): American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Obstructive sleep apnea physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2008 Sep 26. 21 p. [5 references]
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Obstructive sleep apnea: percentage of visits for patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea that includes documentation of an assessment of symptoms, including presence or absence of snoring and daytime sleepiness. NQMC:004490
Source(s): American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Obstructive sleep apnea physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2008 Sep 26. 21 p. [5 references]
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Obstructive sleep apnea: percentage of visits for patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea who were prescribed positive airway pressure therapy who had documentation that adherence to positive airway pressure therapy was objectively measured. NQMC:004493
Source(s): American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Obstructive sleep apnea physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2008 Sep 26. 21 p. [5 references]
American College of Radiology (4) (Web siteExternal Web Site Policy)
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Radiology: percentage of final reports for carotid imaging studies (neck MR angiography [MRA], neck CT angiography [CTA], neck duplex ultrasound, carotid angiogram) performed that include direct or indirect reference to measurements of distal internal carotid diameter as the denominator for stenosis measurement. NQMC:004952
Source(s): American College of Radiology, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance. Radiology physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Sep. 45 p. [23 references]
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Radiology: percentage of final reports for procedures using fluoroscopy that include documentation of radiation exposure or exposure time. NQMC:004959
Source(s): American College of Radiology, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance. Radiology physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Sep. 45 p. [23 references]
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Radiology: percentage of final reports for screening mammograms that are classified "probably benign." NQMC:004954
Source(s): American College of Radiology, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance. Radiology physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Sep. 45 p. [23 references]
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Radiology: percentage of patients aged 40 years and older undergoing a screening mammogram whose information is entered into a reminder system with a target due date for the next mammogram. NQMC:004957
Source(s): American College of Radiology, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance. Radiology physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Sep. 45 p. [23 references]
American Medical Directors Association (11) (Web siteExternal Web Site Policy)
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Pain management in the long-term care setting: percentage of patients with adverse drug reactions (ADRs) to pain medications. NQMC:001428
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tool kit for implementation of the clinical practice guideline for pain management [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2004. various p.
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Pain management in the long-term care setting: percentage of patients with cognitive and language problems receiving targeted pain assessment. NQMC:001416
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tool kit for implementation of the clinical practice guideline for pain management [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2004. various p.
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Pain management in the long-term care setting: percentage of patients with controlled adverse drug reactions (ADRs) to pain medications. NQMC:001429
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tool kit for implementation of the clinical practice guideline for pain management [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2004. various p.
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Pain management in the long-term care setting: percentage of patients with documented assessment for pain using standardized tool at each quarterly review. NQMC:001414
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tool kit for implementation of the clinical practice guideline for pain management [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2004. various p.
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Pain management in the long-term care setting: percentage of patients with documented assessment for pain using standardized tool at each reported change of condition requiring minimum data set (MDS) notation. NQMC:001415
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tool kit for implementation of the clinical practice guideline for pain management [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2004. various p.
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Pain management in the long-term care setting: percentage of patients with documented assessment for pain using standardized tool on admission. NQMC:001413
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tool kit for implementation of the clinical practice guideline for pain management [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2004. various p.
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Pain management in the long-term care setting: percentage of patients with documented care plan for acute or chronic pain. NQMC:001421
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tool kit for implementation of the clinical practice guideline for pain management [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2004. various p.
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Pain management in the long-term care setting: percentage of patients with documented medication regimen with evidence of titration/adjustment in accordance with World Health Organization (WHO) step ladder. NQMC:001423
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tool kit for implementation of the clinical practice guideline for pain management [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2004. various p.
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Pain management in the long-term care setting: percentage of patients with documented reduction of pain symptoms. NQMC:001430
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tool kit for implementation of the clinical practice guideline for pain management [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2004. various p.
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Pain management in the long-term care setting: percentage of patients with periodic documented assessment by nursing staff of effectiveness of pain management. NQMC:001426
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tool kit for implementation of the clinical practice guideline for pain management [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2004. various p.
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Pain management: percentage of patients with periodic documented assessment of effectiveness of pain management by medical doctor (MD). NQMC:001425
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tool kit for implementation of the clinical practice guideline for pain management [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2004. various p.
American Podiatric Medical Association (2) (Web siteExternal Web Site Policy)
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Diabetes mellitus: percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus who had a lower extremity neurological exam performed at least once within 12 months. NQMC:004195
Source(s): American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Diabetic foot and ankle care physician performance measurement set. Bethesda (MD): American Podiatric Medical Association, Inc.; 2007 Aug. 11 p.
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Diabetes mellitus: percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus who were evaluated for proper footwear and sizing during one or more office visits within 12 months. NQMC:004197
Source(s): American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Diabetic foot and ankle care physician performance measurement set. Bethesda (MD): American Podiatric Medical Association, Inc.; 2007 Aug. 11 p.
American Psychiatric Association (3) (Web siteExternal Web Site Policy)
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Major depressive disorder (MDD): percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a new diagnosis or recurrent episode of MDD who receive therapy appropriate to their classification during the measurement period. NQMC:004019
Source(s): Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®. Adult major depressive disorder physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Sep. 28 p. [4 references]
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Major depressive disorder (MDD): percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a new diagnosis or recurrent episode of MDD whose severity of depressive disorder was assessed during the visit in which the new diagnosis or recurrent episode was identified during the measurement period. NQMC:004018
Source(s): Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®. Adult major depressive disorder physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Sep. 28 p. [4 references]
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Major depressive disorder (MDD): percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a new diagnosis or recurrent episode of MDD, who met the DSM-IV criteria during the visit in which the new diagnosis or recurrent episode was identified. NQMC:004016
Source(s): Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®. Adult major depressive disorder physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Sep. 28 p. [4 references]
American Society of Hematology (2) (Web siteExternal Web Site Policy)
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Hematology: percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who had baseline flow cytometry studies performed. NQMC:003161
Source(s): American Society of Hematology, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®. Hematology physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Sep. 22 p. [10 references]
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Hematology: percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of multiple myeloma, not in remission, who were prescribed or received intravenous bisphosphonate therapy within the 12 month reporting period. NQMC:003160
Source(s): American Society of Hematology, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®. Hematology physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Sep. 22 p. [10 references]
American Thoracic Society (2) (Web siteExternal Web Site Policy)
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): percentage of patients aged 18 years and older who had a spirometry evaluation results documented at least annually. NQMC:002434
Source(s): Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®. Clinical performance measures: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Tools developed by physicians for physicians. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2006. 8 p. [12 references]
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of COPD and who have an FEV1/FVC less than 70% and have symptoms who were prescribed an inhaled bronchodilator. NQMC:002438
Source(s): Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®. Clinical performance measures: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Tools developed by physicians for physicians. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2006. 8 p. [12 references]
American Urological Association (4) (Web siteExternal Web Site Policy)
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Prostate cancer: percentage of patients, regardless of age, with a diagnosis of clinically localized prostate cancer receiving interstitial prostate brachytherapy, OR external beam radiotherapy to the prostate, OR radical prostatectomy, OR cryotherapy who received counseling on, at a minimum, the following treatment options for clinically localized disease prior to initiation of treatment: active surveillance, AND interstitial prostate brachytherapy, AND external beam radiotherapy, AND radical prostatectomy. NQMC:008653
Source(s): American Urological Association, American Medical Association (AMA)-convened Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®. Prostate cancer physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2012 Sep. 28 p. [4 references]
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Prostate cancer: percentage of patients, regardless of age, with a diagnosis of prostate cancer at high risk of recurrence, receiving external beam radiotherapy to the prostate who were prescribed adjuvant hormonal therapy (GnRH agonist or antagonist). NQMC:008654
Source(s): American Urological Association, American Medical Association (AMA)-convened Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®. Prostate cancer physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2012 Sep. 28 p. [4 references]
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Prostate cancer: percentage of patients, regardless of age, with a diagnosis of prostate cancer receiving interstitial prostate brachytherapy, OR external beam radiotherapy to the prostate, OR radical prostatectomy, OR cryotherapy with documented evaluation of prostate-specific antigen (PSA), AND primary tumor (T) stage, AND Gleason score prior to initiation of treatment. NQMC:008650
Source(s): American Urological Association, American Medical Association (AMA)-convened Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®. Prostate cancer physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2012 Sep. 28 p. [4 references]
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Prostate cancer: percentage of patients, regardless of age, with a new diagnosis of prostate cancer with documented evaluation of prostate-specific antigen (PSA), AND primary tumor (T) stage, AND Gleason score. NQMC:008651
Source(s): American Urological Association, American Medical Association (AMA)-convened Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®. Prostate cancer physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2012 Sep. 28 p. [4 references]