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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The Measure Archive is a complete list of summaries that have been withdrawn from the NQMC Web site.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.
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The list below identifies measures that have been updated.

NQMC currently contains 763 individual measure summaries that have been updated.

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AAAHC Institute for Quality Improvement, Performance Measurement Initiative, Colonoscopy Work Group (1)
1.  
Intra-procedure colonoscopy complication rate: percentage of patients who developed one or more intra-procedure complications. NQMC:000809
Source(s): AAAHC Institute for Quality Improvement. Procedure specific colonoscopy survey [Colonoscopy CPT-45378-45385]. Wilmette (IL): AAAHC Institute for Quality Improvement; 2003. 2 p.
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1.  
Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair: mortality rate. NQMC:005532
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #11 abdominal aortic artery (AAA) repair mortality rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
Current Measure Summary: Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair: mortality rate. NQMC:008058
2.  
Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair: volume. NQMC:005525
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #4 abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair volume. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
Current Measure Summary: Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair: volume. NQMC:008052
3.  
Accidental puncture or laceration (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:005574
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 74 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #25 accidental puncture or laceration (area-level indicator). Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
4.  
Accidental puncture or laceration (provider-level): rate per 1,000 discharges. NQMC:005566
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 74 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #15 accidental puncture or laceration. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
5.  
Accidental puncture or laceration: rate per 1,000 eligible discharges. NQMC:005577
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 61 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PDI #1 accidental puncture or laceration. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 3 p.
McDonald K, Romano P, Davies S, Haberland C, Geppert J, Ku A, Choudhry K. Measures of pediatric health care quality based on hospital administrative data: the pediatric quality indicators. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Sep. 130 p. [82 references]
6.  
Acute myocardial infarction (AMI): mortality rate, without transfer cases. NQMC:005551
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #32 acute myocardial infarction (AMI) mortality rate, without transfer cases. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
7.  
Acute myocardial infarction (AMI): mortality rate. NQMC:005536
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #15 acute myocardial infarction (AMI) mortality rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
Current Measure Summary: Acute myocardial infarction (AMI): mortality rate. NQMC:008062
8.  
Acute stroke: mortality rate. NQMC:005538
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #17 acute stroke mortality rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
Current Measure Summary: Acute stroke: mortality rate. NQMC:008064
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Adult asthma: hospital admission rate. NQMC:005607
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to prevention quality indicators: hospital admission for ambulatory care sensitive conditions [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 59 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators appendices [version 4.2]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PQI #15 adult asthma admission rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
Current Measure Summary: Asthma: hospital admission rate in younger adults. NQMC:008135
10.  
Asthma admission rate (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:005587
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 61 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PDI #14 asthma admission rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
McDonald K, Romano P, Davies S, Haberland C, Geppert J, Ku A, Choudhry K. Measures of pediatric health care quality based on hospital administrative data: the pediatric quality indicators. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Sep. 130 p. [82 references]
11.  
Bacterial pneumonia: hospital admission rate. NQMC:005603
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to prevention quality indicators: hospital admission for ambulatory care sensitive conditions [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 59 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators appendices [version 4.2]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PQI #11 bacterial pneumonia admission rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 3 p.
Current Measure Summary: Bacterial pneumonia: hospital admission rate. NQMC:008131
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Birth trauma -- injury to neonate: rate per 1,000 newborns. NQMC:005567
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #17 birth trauma--injury to neonate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
13.  
Carotid endarterectomy (CEA): mortality rate. NQMC:005529
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #31 carotid endarterectomy mortality rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
Current Measure Summary: Carotid endarterectomy (CEA): mortality rate. NQMC:008078
14.  
Carotid endarterectomy (CEA): volume. NQMC:005528
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #7 carotid endarterectomy volume. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
Current Measure Summary: Carotid endarterectomy (CEA): volume. NQMC:008055
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Central venous catheter-related blood stream infections (provider-level): rate per 1,000 discharges. NQMC:005558
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 74 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #7 central venous catheter-related bloodstream infections. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
16.  
Central venous catheter-related bloodstream infections (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:005572
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 74 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #23 central venous catheter-related bloodstream infections (area-level indicator). Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
17.  
Central venous catheter-related bloodstream infections: rate per 1,000 eligible admissions. NQMC:005586
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 61 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PDI #12 central venous catheter-related bloodstream infections. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 7 p.
McDonald K, Romano P, Davies S, Haberland C, Geppert J, Ku A, Choudhry K. Measures of pediatric health care quality based on hospital administrative data: the pediatric quality indicators. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Sep. 130 p. [82 references]
18.  
Cholecystitis/cholelithiasis: laparoscopic cholecystectomy rate. NQMC:005544
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #23 laparoscopic cholecystectomy rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): hospital admission rate. NQMC:005598
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to prevention quality indicators: hospital admission for ambulatory care sensitive conditions [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 59 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators appendices [version 4.2]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PQI #5 chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) admission rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
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Congestive heart failure (CHF): hospital admission rate. NQMC:005600
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to prevention quality indicators: hospital admission for ambulatory care sensitive conditions [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 59 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators appendices [version 4.2]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PQI #8 congestive heart failure (CHF) admission rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 3 p.
Current Measure Summary: Heart failure: hospital admission rate. NQMC:008128
21.  
Congestive heart failure (CHF): mortality rate. NQMC:005537
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #16 congestive heart failure (CHF) mortality rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
Current Measure Summary: Heart failure (HF): mortality rate. NQMC:008063
22.  
Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG): volume. NQMC:005526
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #5 coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) volume. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
Current Measure Summary: Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG): volume. NQMC:008053
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Coronary artery disease: angina without procedure hospital admission rate. NQMC:005605
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to prevention quality indicators: hospital admission for ambulatory care sensitive conditions [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 59 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators appendices [version 4.2]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PQI #13 angina without procedure admission rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 3 p.
24.  
Coronary artery disease: bilateral cardiac catheterization rate. NQMC:005546
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.1]. IQI #25 bilateral cardiac catheterization rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2009 Dec 1. 3 p.
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Coronary artery disease: coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) area rate. NQMC:005547
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #26 coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) area rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep.
26.  
Coronary artery disease: coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) mortality rate. NQMC:005533
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #12 coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) mortality rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
27.  
Coronary artery disease: percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) area rate. NQMC:005548
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #27 percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) area rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
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Craniotomy: mortality rate. NQMC:005534
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #13 craniotomy mortality rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 7 p.
Current Measure Summary: Craniotomy: mortality rate. NQMC:008060
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Death among surgical inpatients with serious treatable complications: deaths per 1,000 discharges. NQMC:005556
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 74 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #4 death among surgical inpatients with serious treatable complications. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 8 p.
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Death in low-mortality DRGs: in-hospital deaths per 1,000 discharges. NQMC:005554
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 74 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #2 death in low-mortality DRGs. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 3 p.
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Dehydration: hospital admission rate. NQMC:005602
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to prevention quality indicators: hospital admission for ambulatory care sensitive conditions [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 59 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators appendices [version 4.2]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PQI #10 dehydration admission rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
Current Measure Summary: Dehydration: hospital admission rate. NQMC:008130
32.  
Diabetes mellitus: hospital admission rate for long-term complications. NQMC:005597
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to prevention quality indicators: hospital admission for ambulatory care sensitive conditions [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 59 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators appendices [version 4.2]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PQI #3 diabetes long-term complications admission rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
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Diabetes mellitus: hospital admission rate for short-term complications. NQMC:005595
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to prevention quality indicators: hospital admission for ambulatory care sensitive conditions [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 59 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators appendices [version 4.2]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PQI #1 diabetes short-term complications admission rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
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Diabetes mellitus: hospital admission rate for uncontrolled diabetes. NQMC:005606
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to prevention quality indicators: hospital admission for ambulatory care sensitive conditions [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 59 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators appendices [version 4.2]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PQI #14 uncontrolled diabetes admission rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
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Diabetes mellitus: lower-extremity amputation rate. NQMC:005608
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to prevention quality indicators: hospital admission for ambulatory care sensitive conditions [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 59 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators appendices [version 4.2]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PQI #16 rate of lower-extremity amputation among patients with diabetes. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
Current Measure Summary: Diabetes mellitus: lower-extremity amputation rate. NQMC:008136
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Diabetes short-term complications admission rate (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:005588
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 61 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PDI #15 diabetes short-term complications admission rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
McDonald K, Romano P, Davies S, Haberland C, Geppert J, Ku A, Choudhry K. Measures of pediatric health care quality based on hospital administrative data: the pediatric quality indicators. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Sep. 130 p. [82 references]
37.  
Esophageal cancer: esophageal resection mortality rate. NQMC:005530
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #8 esophageal resection mortality rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
Current Measure Summary: Esophageal cancer: esophageal resection mortality rate. NQMC:008056
38.  
Esophageal resection: volume. NQMC:005523
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #1 esophageal resection volume. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
Current Measure Summary: Esophageal resection: volume. NQMC:008050
39.  
Foreign body left during procedure (area-level): discharges per 100,000 population. NQMC:005570
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 74 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #21 foreign body left during procedure (area-level indicator). Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
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Gastroenteritis admission rate (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:005589
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 61 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PDI #16 gastroenteritis admission rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 3 p.
McDonald K, Romano P, Davies S, Haberland C, Geppert J, Ku A, Choudhry K. Measures of pediatric health care quality based on hospital administrative data: the pediatric quality indicators. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Sep. 130 p. [82 references]
41.  
Gastrointestinal (GI) hemorrhage: mortality rate. NQMC:005539
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #18 gastrointestinal hemorrhage mortality rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
Current Measure Summary: Gastrointestinal (GI) hemorrhage: mortality rate. NQMC:008065
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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].
43.  
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].
44.  
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].
46.  
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].
47.  
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].
48.  
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].
49.  
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].
50.  
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].
51.  
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].
52.  
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].
53.  
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].
54.  
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].
55.  
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].
56.  
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].
57.  
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].
58.  
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].
59.  
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].
60.  
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].
61.  
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].
62.  
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].
63.  
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].
64.  
Hip fracture: mortality rate. NQMC:005540
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #19 hip fracture mortality rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
Current Measure Summary: Hip fracture: mortality rate. NQMC:008066
65.  
Hip osteoarthrosis: hip replacement mortality rate. NQMC:005535
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #14 hip replacement mortality rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
Current Measure Summary: Hip osteoarthrosis: hip replacement mortality rate. NQMC:008061
66.  
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].
67.  
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].
68.  
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].
69.  
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].
70.  
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].
71.  
Hospital inpatients' experiences: adult inpatients' ratings of this hospital. NQMC:002465
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS Hospital Survey: survey instructions. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 4 p.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). HCAHPS survey [http://www.hcahpsonline.org]. [Web site]. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); [accessed 2012 Oct 03]. [various].
72.  
Hospital inpatients' experiences: percentage of adult inpatients who reported how often the area around their room was quiet at night. NQMC:005257
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS Hospital Survey: survey instructions. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 4 p.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). HCAHPS survey [http://www.hcahpsonline.org]. [Web site]. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); [accessed 2012 Oct 03]. [various].
73.  
Hospital inpatients' experiences: percentage of adult inpatients who reported how often the hospital staff communicated well about medications. NQMC:002460
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS Hospital Survey: survey instructions. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 4 p.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). HCAHPS survey [http://www.hcahpsonline.org]. [Web site]. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); [accessed 2012 Oct 03]. [various].
74.  
Hospital inpatients' experiences: percentage of adult inpatients who reported how often the hospital staff was responsive to their needs. NQMC:002461
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS Hospital Survey: survey instructions. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 4 p.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). HCAHPS survey [http://www.hcahpsonline.org]. [Web site]. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); [accessed 2012 Oct 03]. [various].
75.  
Hospital inpatients' experiences: percentage of adult inpatients who reported how often their doctors communicated well. NQMC:002459
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS Hospital Survey: survey instructions. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 4 p.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). HCAHPS survey [http://www.hcahpsonline.org]. [Web site]. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); [accessed 2012 Oct 03]. [various].
76.  
Hospital inpatients' experiences: percentage of adult inpatients who reported how often their nurses communicated well. NQMC:002458
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS Hospital Survey: survey instructions. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 4 p.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). HCAHPS survey [http://www.hcahpsonline.org]. [Web site]. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); [accessed 2012 Oct 03]. [various].
77.  
Hospital inpatients' experiences: percentage of adult inpatients who reported how often their pain was controlled. NQMC:002463
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS Hospital Survey: survey instructions. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 4 p.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). HCAHPS survey [http://www.hcahpsonline.org]. [Web site]. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); [accessed 2012 Oct 03]. [various].
78.  
Hospital inpatients' experiences: percentage of adult inpatients who reported how often their room and bathroom were kept clean. NQMC:005256
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS Hospital Survey: survey instructions. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 4 p.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). HCAHPS survey [http://www.hcahpsonline.org]. [Web site]. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); [accessed 2012 Oct 03]. [various].
79.  
Hospital inpatients' experiences: percentage of adult inpatients who reported whether they were provided specific discharge information. NQMC:002462
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS Hospital Survey: survey instructions. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 4 p.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). HCAHPS survey [http://www.hcahpsonline.org]. [Web site]. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); [accessed 2012 Oct 03]. [various].
80.  
Hospital inpatients' experiences: percentage of adult inpatients who reported whether they would recommend this hospital to their friends and family. NQMC:002466
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS Hospital Survey: survey instructions. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 4 p.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). HCAHPS survey [http://www.hcahpsonline.org]. [Web site]. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); [accessed 2012 Oct 03]. [various].
81.  
Hypertension: hospital admission rate. NQMC:005599
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to prevention quality indicators: hospital admission for ambulatory care sensitive conditions [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 59 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators appendices [version 4.2]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PQI #7 hypertension admission rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 3 p.
Current Measure Summary: Hypertension: hospital admission rate. NQMC:008127
82.  
Hysterectomy: hysterectomy area rate. NQMC:005549
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #28 hysterectomy area rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
Current Measure Summary: Hysterectomy: hysterectomy area rate. NQMC:008075
83.  
Iatrogenic pneumothorax (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:005571
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #22 iatrogenic pneumothorax (area-level indicator). Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 7 p.
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84.  
Iatrogenic pneumothorax (provider-level): rate per 1,000 discharges. NQMC:005557
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 74 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #6 iatrogenic pneumothorax. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 6 p.
85.  
Iatrogenic pneumothorax in non-neonates: rate per 1,000 eligible admissions. NQMC:005579
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 61 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PDI #5 iatrogenic pneumothorax. Rockville (MD): gency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 7 p.
McDonald K, Romano P, Davies S, Haberland C, Geppert J, Ku A, Choudhry K. Measures of pediatric health care quality based on hospital administrative data: the pediatric quality indicators. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Sep. 130 p. [82 references]
86.  
Incidental appendectomy: incidental appendectomy among the elderly rate. NQMC:005545
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #24 incidental appendectomy in the elderly rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 6 p.
87.  
Laminectomy or spinal fusion: laminectomy or spinal fusion area rate. NQMC:005550
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #29 laminectomy or spinal fusion area rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
88.  
Low birth weight: rate of infants with low birth weight. NQMC:005601
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to prevention quality indicators: hospital admission for ambulatory care sensitive conditions [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 59 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators appendices [version 4.2]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PQI #9 low birth weight rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
89.  
Maternity care: Cesarean delivery rate. NQMC:005542
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #21 Cesarean delivery rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
Current Measure Summary: Maternity care: Cesarean delivery rate. NQMC:008068
90.  
Maternity care: primary Cesarean delivery rate. NQMC:005552
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #33 primary Cesarean delivery rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
Current Measure Summary: Maternity care: primary Cesarean delivery rate. NQMC:008080
91.  
Maternity care: vaginal birth after Cesarean (VBAC) delivery rate, all. NQMC:005553
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #34 vaginal birth after Cesarean delivery rate, all. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
92.  
Maternity care: vaginal birth after Cesarean (VBAC) delivery rate, uncomplicated. NQMC:005543
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #22 vaginal birth after Cesarean delivery rate, uncomplicated. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
93.  
Neonatal blood stream infections: nosocomial blood stream infection rate. NQMC:005594
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Neonatal quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. NQI #3 neonatal blood stream infections. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 61 p.
Measures of pediatric health care quality based on hospital administrative data. The pediatric quality indicators: neonatal indicator appendix. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008 Apr 17. 37 p.
94.  
Neonatal iatrogenic pneumothorax: hospital discharge rate. NQMC:005592
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Neonatal quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. NQI #1 iatrogenic pneumothorax in neonates. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 7 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 61 p.
Measures of pediatric health care quality based on hospital administrative data. The pediatric quality indicators: neonatal indicator appendix. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008 Apr 17. 37 p.
95.  
Neonatal mortality: in-hospital death rate among inborn and outborn neonates. NQMC:005593
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Neonatal quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. NQI #2 neonatal mortality. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 61 p.
Measures of pediatric health care quality based on hospital administrative data. The pediatric quality indicators: neonatal indicator appendix. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008 Apr 17. 37 p.
96.  
Obstetric trauma (3rd or 4th degree lacerations): rate per 1,000 instrument-assisted vaginal deliveries. NQMC:005568
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #18 obstetric trauma--vaginal delivery with instrument. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
97.  
Obstetric trauma (3rd or 4th degree lacerations): rate per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance. NQMC:005569
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #19 obstetric trauma--vaginal delivery without instrument. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
98.  
Pancreatic cancer: pancreatic resection mortality rate. NQMC:005531
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #9 pancreatic resection mortality rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
Current Measure Summary: Pancreatic cancer: pancreatic resection mortality rate. NQMC:008057
99.  
Pancreatic resection: volume. NQMC:005524
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #2 pancreatic resection volume. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
Current Measure Summary: Pancreatic resection: volume. NQMC:008051
100.  
Pediatric heart surgery mortality: number of in-hospital deaths in patients undergoing surgery for congenital heart disease per 1,000 patients. NQMC:005580
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 61 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PDI #6 pediatric heart surgery mortality. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 4 p.
McDonald K, Romano P, Davies S, Haberland C, Geppert J, Ku A, Choudhry K. Measures of pediatric health care quality based on hospital administrative data: the pediatric quality indicators. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Sep. 130 p. [82 references]
101.  
Pediatric heart surgery: volume. NQMC:005581
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 61 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PDI #7 pediatric heart surgery volume. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 4 p.
McDonald K, Romano P, Davies S, Haberland C, Geppert J, Ku A, Choudhry K. Measures of pediatric health care quality based on hospital administrative data: the pediatric quality indicators. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Sep. 130 p. [82 references]
Current Measure Summary: Pediatric heart surgery: volume. NQMC:008109
102.  
Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA): mortality rate. NQMC:005615
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA): IQI #30 PTCA mortality rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
103.  
Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA): volume. NQMC:005527
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA): IQI #6 PTCA volume. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
Current Measure Summary: Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI): volume. NQMC:008054
104.  
Perforated appendix admission rate (area-level): number of patients admitted for perforated appendix per 100 admissions for appendicitis within an area. NQMC:005590
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 61 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PDI #17 perforated appendix admission rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
McDonald K, Romano P, Davies S, Haberland C, Geppert J, Ku A, Choudhry K. Measures of pediatric health care quality based on hospital administrative data: the pediatric quality indicators. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Sep. 130 p. [82 references]
105.  
Perforated appendix: hospital admission rate. NQMC:005596
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to prevention quality indicators: hospital admission for ambulatory care sensitive conditions [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 59 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators appendices [version 4.2]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PQI #2 perforated appendix admission rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
Current Measure Summary: Perforated appendix: hospital admission rate. NQMC:008124
106.  
Pneumonia: mortality rate. NQMC:005541
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals - volume, mortality, and utilization [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 91 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Inpatient quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. IQI #20 pneumonia mortality rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
Current Measure Summary: Pneumonia: mortality rate. NQMC:008067
107.  
Postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:005576
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #27 postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma (area-level indicator). Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
108.  
Postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma (provider-level): rate per 1,000 surgical discharges. NQMC:005560
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 74 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #9 postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
109.  
Postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma: rate per 1,000 eligible admissions. NQMC:005582
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 61 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PDI #8 postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 3 p.
McDonald K, Romano P, Davies S, Haberland C, Geppert J, Ku A, Choudhry K. Measures of pediatric health care quality based on hospital administrative data: the pediatric quality indicators. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Sep. 130 p. [82 references]
110.  
Postoperative hip fracture: rate per 1,000 surgical discharges. NQMC:005559
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 74 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #8 postoperative hip fracture. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 10 p.
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Postoperative physiologic and metabolic derangement: rate per 1,000 elective surgical discharges with an operating room procedure. NQMC:005561
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 74 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #10 postoperative physiologic and metabolic derangement. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 6 p.
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Postoperative pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis: rate per 1,000 surgical discharges with an operating room procedure. NQMC:005563
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 74 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #12 postoperative pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
113.  
Postoperative respiratory failure: rate per 1,000 elective surgical discharges with an operating room procedure. NQMC:005562
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 74 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #11 postoperative respiratory failure. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 3 p.
114.  
Postoperative respiratory failure: rate per 1,000 eligible admissions. NQMC:005583
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 61 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PDI #9 postoperative respiratory failure. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 3 p.
McDonald K, Romano P, Davies S, Haberland C, Geppert J, Ku A, Choudhry K. Measures of pediatric health care quality based on hospital administrative data: the pediatric quality indicators. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Sep. 130 p. [82 references]
115.  
Postoperative sepsis: rate per 1,000 elective surgery discharges with an operating room procedure and a length of stay of 4 days or more. NQMC:005564
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 74 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #13 postoperative sepsis. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
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Postoperative sepsis: rate per 1,000 eligible admissions. NQMC:005584
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 61 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PDI #10 postoperative sepsis. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 13 p.
McDonald K, Romano P, Davies S, Haberland C, Geppert J, Ku A, Choudhry K. Measures of pediatric health care quality based on hospital administrative data: the pediatric quality indicators. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Sep. 130 p. [82 references]
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Postoperative wound dehiscence (area-level): rate of reclosure of postoperative disruption of abdominal wall per 100,000 population. NQMC:005573
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 74 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #24 postoperative wound dehiscence (area-level indicator). Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
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Postoperative wound dehiscence (provider-level): rate of reclosure of postoperative disruption of abdominal wall per 1,000 cases of abdominopelvic surgery. NQMC:005565
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.1]. PSI #14 postoperative wound dehiscence. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2009 Dec 1. 6 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 74 p.
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Postoperative wound dehiscence: number of abdominopelvic surgery patients with disruption of abdominal wall per 1,000 eligible admissions. NQMC:005585
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 61 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PDI #11 postoperative wound dehiscence. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 18 p.
McDonald K, Romano P, Davies S, Haberland C, Geppert J, Ku A, Choudhry K. Measures of pediatric health care quality based on hospital administrative data: the pediatric quality indicators. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Sep. 130 p. [82 references]
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Pressure ulcer: rate per 1,000 discharges. NQMC:005555
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 74 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #3 pressure ulcer. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 3 p.
Current Measure Summary: Pressure ulcer: rate per 1,000 discharges. NQMC:008083
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Pressure ulcer: rate per 1,000 eligible admissions. NQMC:005578
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 61 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PDI #2 pressure ulcer. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 3 p.
McDonald K, Romano P, Davies S, Haberland C, Geppert J, Ku A, Choudhry K. Measures of pediatric health care quality based on hospital administrative data: the pediatric quality indicators. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Sep. 130 p. [82 references]
Current Measure Summary: Pressure ulcer: rate per 1,000 eligible admissions. NQMC:008106
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Transfusion reaction (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:005575
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 76 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 74 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Patient safety indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PSI #26 transfusion reaction (area-level indicator). Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
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Urinary tract infection (UTI) admission rate (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:005591
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 61 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PDI #18 urinary tract infection admission rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 2 p.
McDonald K, Romano P, Davies S, Haberland C, Geppert J, Ku A, Choudhry K. Measures of pediatric health care quality based on hospital administrative data: the pediatric quality indicators. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Sep. 130 p. [82 references]
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Urinary tract infection: hospital admission rate. NQMC:005604
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to prevention quality indicators: hospital admission for ambulatory care sensitive conditions [version 3.1]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2007 Mar 12. 59 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0203). 
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators appendices [version 4.2]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 1 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Prevention quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.2]. PQI #12 urinary tract infection admission rate. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2010 Sep. 3 p.
Current Measure Summary: Urinary tract infection: hospital admission rate. NQMC:008132
Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Quality Collaboration (6) (Web siteExternal Web Site Policy)
1.  
Ambulatory surgery: percentage of Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) admissions experiencing a burn prior to discharge. NQMC:003985
Source(s): ASC Quality Collaboration. ASC quality measures: implementation guide. Version 1.2. Ambulatory Surgery Center; 2008 Apr. 18 p.
2.  
Ambulatory surgery: percentage of Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) admissions experiencing a fall within the confines of the ASC. NQMC:003987
Source(s): ASC Quality Collaboration. ASC quality measures: implementation guide. Version 1.2. Ambulatory Surgery Center; 2008 Apr. 18 p.
3.  
Ambulatory surgery: percentage of Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) admissions requiring a hospital transfer or hospital admission upon discharge from the ASC. NQMC:003989
Source(s): ASC Quality Collaboration. ASC quality measures: implementation guide. Version 1.2. Ambulatory Surgery Center; 2008 Apr. 18 p.
4.  
Ambulatory surgery: percentage of Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) admissions who experienced a wrong site, wrong side, wrong patient, wrong procedure, or wrong implant. NQMC:003988
Source(s): ASC Quality Collaboration. ASC quality measures: implementation guide. Version 1.2. Ambulatory Surgery Center; 2008 Apr. 18 p.
5.  
Ambulatory surgery: percentage of Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) admissions with an order for a prophylactic IV antibiotic for prevention of surgical site infection, who receive the prophylactic antibiotic on time. NQMC:003986
Source(s): ASC Quality Collaboration. ASC quality measures: implementation guide. Version 1.2. Ambulatory Surgery Center; 2008 Apr. 18 p.
6.  
Ambulatory surgery: percentage of ambulatory surgery center (ASC) admissions with surgical site hair removal with clippers or depilatory cream. NQMC:004465
Source(s): ASC Quality Collaboration. ASC quality measures: implementation guide. Version 1.2. Ambulatory Surgery Center; 2008 Apr. 18 p.
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation/American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association (2) (Web siteExternal Web Site Policy)
1.  
Cardiac rehabilitation: percentage of eligible inpatients with a qualifying event/diagnosis who have been referred to an outpatient cardiac rehabilitation program prior to hospital discharge or have a documented medical or patient-centered reason why such a referral was not made. NQMC:003771
Source(s): Thomas RJ, King M, Lui K, Oldridge N, Pina IL, Spertus J, ACC/AHA Task Force Members. AACVPR/ACC/AHA 2007 performance measures on cardiac rehabilitation for referral to and delivery of cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention services. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2007 Sep-Oct;27(5):260-90. [74 references] PubMed External Web Site Policy
Thomas RJ, King M, Lui K, Oldridge N, Pina IL, Spertus J, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation/American. AACVPR/ACC/AHA 2007 performance measures on cardiac rehabilitation for referral to and delivery of cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention services. Circulation. 2007 Oct 2;116(14):1611-42. [74 references] PubMed External Web Site Policy
Thomas RJ, King M, Lui K, Oldridge N, Pina IL, Spertus J, Bonow RO, Estes NA 3rd, Goff DC, Grady KL, Hiniker AR, Masoudi FA, Radford MJ, Rumsfeld JS, Whitman GR, AACVPR, ACC, AHA, American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Sports Medicine, American Physical Therapy Association, Canadian Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation, European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, Inter-American Heart Foundation, National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association, Society of Thoracic Surgeons. AACVPR/ACC/AHA 2007 performance measures on cardiac rehabilitation for referral to and delivery of cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention services. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Oct 2;50(14):1400-33. [74 references] PubMed External Web Site Policy
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Cardiac rehabilitation: percentage of patients in an outpatient clinical practice who have had a qualifying event/diagnosis during the previous 12 months, who have been referred to an outpatient cardiac rehabilitation program. NQMC:003772
Source(s): Thomas RJ, King M, Lui K, Oldridge N, Pina IL, Spertus J, ACC/AHA Task Force Members. AACVPR/ACC/AHA 2007 performance measures on cardiac rehabilitation for referral to and delivery of cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention services. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2007 Sep-Oct;27(5):260-90. [74 references] PubMed External Web Site Policy
Thomas RJ, King M, Lui K, Oldridge N, Pina IL, Spertus J, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation/American. AACVPR/ACC/AHA 2007 performance measures on cardiac rehabilitation for referral to and delivery of cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention services. Circulation. 2007 Oct 2;116(14):1611-42. [74 references] PubMed External Web Site Policy
Thomas RJ, King M, Lui K, Oldridge N, Pina IL, Spertus J, Bonow RO, Estes NA 3rd, Goff DC, Grady KL, Hiniker AR, Masoudi FA, Radford MJ, Rumsfeld JS, Whitman GR, AACVPR, ACC, AHA, American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Sports Medicine, American Physical Therapy Association, Canadian Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation, European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, Inter-American Heart Foundation, National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association, Society of Thoracic Surgeons. AACVPR/ACC/AHA 2007 performance measures on cardiac rehabilitation for referral to and delivery of cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention services. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Oct 2;50(14):1400-33. [74 references] PubMed External Web Site Policy