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The Measure Archive is a complete list of summaries that have been withdrawn from the NQMC Web site.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Measure Archive tabs, Updated Withdrawn Updated

The list below identifies measures that have been withdrawn from the NQMC Web site.

Measure summaries are removed from the NQMC Web site because the measures they represent no longer meet the NQMC Inclusion Criteria or the measure developer indicated that the measure should be withdrawn. Refer to the measure developer's Web site, where available, for more information.

NQMC currently contains 1886 individual measure summaries that have been withdrawn.

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AAAHC Institute for Quality Improvement, Performance Measurement Initiative, Colonoscopy Work Group (1)
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Patient understanding of colonoscopy procedure: percentage of patients answering "yes" to the post-procedure telephone interview question "Did you understand why the procedure was being done and what was going to happen?". NQMC:004194
Source(s): AAAHC Institute for Quality Improvement. Procedure specific information [CPT-45378-45385 colonoscopy]. Post-procedure 14 days follow-up telephone survey. Skokie (IL): Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care Institute (AAAHC); 2007. 1 p.
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Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair: volume. NQMC:008052
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #4: technical specifications. Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair volume [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 1 p.
2.  
Accidental puncture or laceration (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:001246
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 2.1, revision 3]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2005 Jan 17. Various p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
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Accidental puncture or laceration (provider-level): rate per 1,000 discharges. NQMC:008094
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #15: 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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Acute myocardial infarction (AMI): mortality rate, without transfer cases. NQMC:008079
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #32: technical specifications. Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) mortality rate, without transfer cases [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 1 p.
5.  
Asthma: hospital admission rate in younger adults. NQMC:008135
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Prevention quality indicators #15: technical specifications. Asthma in younger adults 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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Bacterial pneumonia: hospital admission rate. NQMC:008131
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Prevention quality indicators #11: technical specifications. Bacterial pneumonia 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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Birth trauma -- injury to neonate: rate per 1,000 newborns. NQMC:008095
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #17: technical specifications. Birth trauma rate – injury to neonate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 p.
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Carotid endarterectomy (CEA): mortality rate. NQMC:008078
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #31: technical specifications. Carotid endarterectomy mortality rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 1 p.
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Carotid endarterectomy (CEA): volume. NQMC:008055
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #7: technical specifications. Carotid endarterectomy volume [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 1 p.
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Central venous catheter-related blood stream infections (provider-level): rate per 1,000 discharges. NQMC:008086
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #7: technical specifications. Central venous catheter-related blood stream infection rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 7 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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Central venous catheter-related bloodstream infections (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:008100
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #23: technical specifications. Central venous catheter-related blood stream infection rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 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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Central venous catheter-related bloodstream infections: rate per 1,000 eligible admissions. NQMC:008114
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Pediatric quality indicators #12: technical specifications. Central venous catheter-related blood stream infection rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 7 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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Cholecystitis/cholelithiasis: laparoscopic cholecystectomy rate. NQMC:008070
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #23: technical specifications. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 1 p.
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma: hospital admission rate for older adults. NQMC:008126
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Prevention quality indicators #5: technical specifications. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or asthma in older adults 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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Complications of anesthesia: rate per 1,000 surgery discharges with an operating room procedure. NQMC:004039
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 3.2]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008 Mar 10. 107 p.
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Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG): volume. NQMC:008053
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #5: technical specifications. Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) volume [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 1 p.
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Coronary artery disease: angina without procedure hospital admission rate. NQMC:008133
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Prevention quality indicators #13: technical specifications. Angina without procedure 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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Coronary artery disease: coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) area rate. NQMC:008073
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #26: technical specifications. Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 1 p.
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Coronary artery disease: coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) area rate. NQMC:001083
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals -- volume, mortality, and utilization [revision 3]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2004 Jul 21. 172 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0204). 
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Coronary artery disease: coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) mortality rate. NQMC:008059
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #12: technical specifications. Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) mortality rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 1 p.
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Coronary artery disease: percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) area rate. NQMC:008074
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #27: technical specifications. Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 1 p.
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Coronary artery disease: percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) area rate. NQMC:001084
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals -- volume, mortality, and utilization [revision 3]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2004 Jul 21. 172 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0204). 
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Craniotomy: mortality rate. NQMC:008060
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #13: technical specifications. Craniotomy mortality rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 7 p.
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Death among surgical inpatients with serious treatable complications: deaths per 1,000 discharges. NQMC:008084
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #4: technical specifications. Death rate among surgical inpatients with serious treatable complications [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 9 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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Death in low-mortality DRGs: in-hospital deaths per 1,000 discharges. NQMC:008082
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #2: technical specifications. Death rate in low-mortality DRGs [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 3 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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Diabetes short-term complications admission rate (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:008116
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Pediatric quality indicators #15: technical specifications. Diabetes short-term complications admission rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 1 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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Esophageal resection: volume. NQMC:008050
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #1: technical specifications. Esophageal resection volume [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 p.
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Foreign body left during procedure (area-level): discharges per 100,000 population. NQMC:008098
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #21: technical specifications. Rate of foreign body left during procedure [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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Foreign body left during procedure (area-level): discharges per 100,000 population. NQMC:001242
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 2.1, revision 3]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2005 Jan 17. Various p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
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Foreign body left during procedure (provider-level): rate per 1,000 discharges. NQMC:003118
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). 
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Gastrointestinal (GI) hemorrhage: mortality rate. NQMC:008065
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #18: technical specifications. Gastrointestinal hemorrhage mortality rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 p.
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of adult health plan members who reported how much of a problem they had in getting needed care. NQMC:000580
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of adult health plan members who reported how much of a problem they had with their health plan customer service, information, and paperwork. NQMC:000584
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of adult health plan members who reported how often the medical office staff was courteous, respectful and helpful. NQMC:000583
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of adult health plan members who reported how often their doctors or other health providers communicated well. NQMC:000582
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [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:000581
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of parents of health plan members who reported how much of a problem they had in getting needed care for their child. NQMC:000585
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of parents of health plan members who reported how much of a problem they had with getting prescription medicine for their children with chronic conditions. NQMC:000590
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of parents of health plan members who reported how much of a problem they had with getting specialized services for their children with chronic conditions. NQMC:000591
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [3 p].
40.  
Health plan members' experiences: percentage of parents of health plan members who reported how much of a problem they had with health plan customer service for their children. NQMC:000589
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of parents of health plan members who reported how often the medical office staff was courteous, respectful, and helpful. NQMC:000588
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of parents of health plan members who reported how often their children get care quickly. NQMC:000586
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of parents of health plan members who reported how often their children's doctors or other health providers communicated well. NQMC:000587
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of parents of health plan members who reported their experiences with family centered care regarding their children with chronic conditions. NQMC:000592
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' experiences: percentage of parents of health plan members who reported they had assistance in coordinating care and services for their children with chronic conditions. NQMC:000593
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' satisfaction with care: adult health plan members ratings of the care they received from all doctors and other health providers. NQMC:000531
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [3 p].
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Health plan members' satisfaction with care: adult health plan members' ratings of their health plan. NQMC:000532
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [3 p].
48.  
Health plan members' satisfaction with care: adult health plan members' ratings of their personal health provider. NQMC:000533
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [3 p].
49.  
Health plan members' satisfaction with care: adult health plan members' ratings of their specialist. NQMC:000534
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [3 p].
50.  
Health plan members' satisfaction with care: parents' ratings of their children's care. NQMC:000535
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [3 p].
51.  
Health plan members' satisfaction with care: parents' ratings of their children's health plan. NQMC:000536
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [3 p].
52.  
Health plan members' satisfaction with care: parents' ratings of their children's personal health provider. NQMC:000537
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [3 p].
53.  
Health plan members' satisfaction with care: parents' ratings of their children's specialist. NQMC:000538
Source(s): CAHPS® Health Plan Survey and Reporting Kit 2002. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2002.
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 2004 Apr 15]. [3 p].
54.  
Heart failure: hospital admission rate. NQMC:008128
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Prevention quality indicators #8: technical specifications. Heart failure 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.
55.  
Hip osteoarthrosis: hip replacement mortality rate. NQMC:008061
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #14: technical specifications. Hip replacement mortality rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 p.
56.  
Hospital inpatients' experiences: percentage of adult inpatients who reported how often their room and bathroom were kept clean and the area around their room was quiet at night. NQMC:002464
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS Hospital Survey: survey instructions. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2006 Feb 1. 4 p.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). HCAHPS Hospital Survey [http://www.hcahpsonline.org]. [Web site]. Baltimore (MD): Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); [updated 2007 Mar 09]; [accessed 2006 Jun 21]. [various].
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Hypertension: hospital admission rate. NQMC:008127
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Prevention quality indicators #7: technical specifications. Hypertension 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.
58.  
Hysterectomy: hysterectomy area rate. NQMC:008075
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #28: technical specifications. Hysterectomy rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 p.
59.  
Hysterectomy: hysterectomy area rate. NQMC:001085
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals -- volume, mortality, and utilization [revision 3]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2004 Jul 21. 172 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0204). 
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Iatrogenic pneumothorax (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:001243
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 2.1, revision 3]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2005 Jan 17. Various p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
61.  
Iatrogenic pneumothorax (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:008099
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #22: technical specifications. Iatrogenic pneumothorax rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 6 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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Iatrogenic pneumothorax (provider-level): rate per 1,000 discharges. NQMC:008085
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #6: technical specifications. Iatrogenic pneumothorax rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 5 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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Iatrogenic pneumothorax in neonates at risk: rate per 1,000 eligible admissions. NQMC:002330
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 3.2]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008 Feb 29. various 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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Incidental appendectomy: incidental appendectomy among the elderly rate. NQMC:008071
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #24: technical specifications. Incidental aappendectomy in the elderly rate. [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 5 p.
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Laminectomy or spinal fusion: laminectomy or spinal fusion area rate. NQMC:008076
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #29: technical specifications. Laminectomy or spinal fusion rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 1 p.
66.  
Laminectomy or spinal fusion: laminectomy or spinal fusion area rate. NQMC:001086
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals -- volume, mortality, and utilization [revision 3]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2004 Jul 21. 172 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0204). 
67.  
Low birth weight: rate of infants with low birth weight. NQMC:008129
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Prevention quality indicators #9: technical specifications. Low birth weight 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.
68.  
Maternity care: Cesarean delivery rate. NQMC:008068
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #21: technical specifications. Cesarean delivery rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Technical specifications [version 4.4]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 3 p.
69.  
Maternity care: primary Cesarean delivery rate. NQMC:008080
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #33: technical specifications. Primary cesarean delivery rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 p.
AHRQ quality indicators. Technical specifications [version 4.4]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 3 p.
70.  
Maternity care: vaginal birth after Cesarean (VBAC) delivery rate, all. NQMC:008081
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #34: technical specifications. Vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) rate, all [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 p.
71.  
Maternity care: vaginal birth after Cesarean (VBAC) delivery rate, uncomplicated. NQMC:008069
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #22: technical specifications. Vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) delivery rate, uncomplicated [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 p.
72.  
Neonatal iatrogenic pneumothorax: hospital discharge rate. NQMC:008120
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Neonatal quality indicators #1: technical specifications. Neonatal 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.
73.  
Neonatal mortality: in-hospital death rate among inborn and outborn neonates. NQMC:008121
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Neonatal quality indicators #2: technical specifications. Neonatal mortality rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 1 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.
74.  
Obstetric trauma (3rd or 4th degree lacerations): rate per 1,000 Cesarean deliveries. NQMC:004061
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 3.2]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008 Mar 10. 107 p.
75.  
Obstetric trauma (3rd or 4th degree lacerations): rate per 1,000 instrument-assisted vaginal deliveries. NQMC:008096
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #18: technical specifications. Obstetric trauma rate – vaginal delivery with instrument [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 1 p.
76.  
Obstetric trauma (3rd or 4th degree lacerations): rate per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument assistance. NQMC:008097
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #19: technical specifications. Obstetric trauma rate – vaginal delivery without instrument [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 1 p.
77.  
Obstetric trauma: rate per 1,000 Cesarean deliveries. NQMC:001241
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 2.1, revision 3]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2005 Jan 17. Various p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
78.  
Obstetric trauma: rate per 1,000 instrument-assisted vaginal deliveries. NQMC:001239
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 2.1, revision 3]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2005 Jan 17. Various p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
79.  
Obstetric trauma: rate per 1,000 vaginal deliveries without instrument. NQMC:001240
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 2.1, revision 3]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2005 Jan 17. Various p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
80.  
Pancreatic resection: volume. NQMC:008051
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #2: technical specifications. Pancreatic resection volume [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 1 p.
81.  
Patients' experiences: percentage of adult primary care patients who reported how often it was easy for them to get appointments and needed care. NQMC:004503
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
82.  
Patients' experiences: percentage of adult primary care patients who reported how often their doctors communicated well. NQMC:004504
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
83.  
Patients' experiences: percentage of adult primary care patients who reported how often their doctor's office followed up on results for blood tests, x-rays or any other tests ordered. NQMC:004507
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
84.  
Patients' experiences: percentage of adult primary care patients who reported how often their doctor's office staff was courteous and helpful. NQMC:004505
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
85.  
Patients' experiences: percentage of adult specialty care patients who reported how often it was easy for them to get appointments and needed care. NQMC:004508
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
86.  
Patients' experiences: percentage of adult specialty care patients who reported how often their doctors communicated well. NQMC:004509
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
87.  
Patients' experiences: percentage of adult specialty care patients who reported how often their doctor's office followed up on results for blood tests, x-rays or any other tests ordered. NQMC:004512
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
88.  
Patients' experiences: percentage of adult specialty care patients who reported how often their doctor's office staff was courteous and helpful. NQMC:004510
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
89.  
Patients' experiences: percentage of parents/guardians who reported how often it was easy for them to get appointments and needed care for their child. NQMC:004513
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
90.  
Patients' experiences: percentage of parents/guardians who reported how often it was easy for them to get appointments and needed care for their child. NQMC:004518
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
91.  
Patients' experiences: percentage of parents/guardians who reported how often their child's doctor communicated well. NQMC:004519
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
92.  
Patients' experiences: percentage of parents/guardians who reported how often their child's doctor communicated well. NQMC:004514
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
93.  
Patients' experiences: percentage of parents/guardians who reported how often their child's doctor's office followed up on results for blood tests, x-rays or any other tests ordered. NQMC:004517
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
94.  
Patients' experiences: percentage of parents/guardians who reported how often their child's doctor's office followed up on results for blood tests, x-rays or any other tests ordered. NQMC:004524
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
95.  
Patients' experiences: percentage of parents/guardians who reported how often their child's doctor's office staff was courteous and helpful. NQMC:004515
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
96.  
Patients' experiences: percentage of parents/guardians who reported how often their child's doctor's office staff was courteous and helpful. NQMC:004520
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
97.  
Patients' experiences: percentage of parents/guardians who reported whether their child's doctor addressed their child's growth and development. NQMC:004521
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
98.  
Patients' experiences: percentage of parents/guardians who reported whether their child's doctor gave advice on keeping their child safe and healthy. NQMC:004522
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
99.  
Patients' satisfaction with care: adult primary care patient's overall rating of their doctor. NQMC:004506
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
100.  
Patients' satisfaction with care: adult specialty care patient's overall rating of their doctor. NQMC:004511
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
101.  
Patients' satisfaction with care: parent's/guardian's overall rating of their child's doctor. NQMC:004523
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
102.  
Patients' satisfaction with care: parent's/guardian's overall rating of their child's doctor. NQMC:004516
Source(s): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). CAHPS® clinician & group survey and reporting kit 2008. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2008. various p.
103.  
Pediatric asthma: hospital admission rate. NQMC:001323
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to prevention quality indicators: hospital admission for ambulatory care sensitive conditions [version 2.1, revision 4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2004 Nov 24. 115 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0203).  [50 references]
104.  
Pediatric gastroenteritis: hospital admission rate. NQMC:001325
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to prevention quality indicators: hospital admission for ambulatory care sensitive conditions [version 2.1, revision 4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2004 Nov 24. 115 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0203).  [50 references]
105.  
Pediatric heart surgery mortality: number of in-hospital deaths in patients undergoing surgery for congenital heart disease per 1,000 patients. NQMC:008108
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Pediatric quality indicators #6: technical specifications. Pediatric heart surgery mortality rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 4 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.
106.  
Pediatric heart surgery: mortality rate. NQMC:001465
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals -- volume, mortality, and utilization [version 2.1, revision 4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2004 Dec 22. 183 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0204). 
107.  
Pediatric heart surgery: volume. NQMC:001458
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals -- volume, mortality, and utilization [version 2.1, revision 4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2004 Dec 22. 183 p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0204). 
108.  
Pediatric heart surgery: volume. NQMC:008109
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Pediatric quality indicators #7: technical specifications. Pediatric heart surgery volume [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.
109.  
Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI): mortality rate. NQMC:008077
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #30: technical specifications. Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) mortality rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 1 p.
110.  
Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI): volume. NQMC:008054
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Inpatient quality indicators #6: technical specifications. Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) volume [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 1 p.
111.  
Perforated appendix admission rate (area-level): number of patients admitted for perforated appendix per 100 admissions for appendicitis within an area. NQMC:008118
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Pediatric quality indicators #17: 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. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.4]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 61 p.
112.  
Postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:008104
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #27: technical specifications. Postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 p.
113.  
Postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma (provider-level): rate per 1,000 surgical discharges. NQMC:008088
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #9: technical specifications. Postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 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.
114.  
Postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma: rate per 1,000 eligible admissions. NQMC:008110
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Pediatric quality indicators #8: technical specifications. Postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma 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.
115.  
Postoperative hip fracture: rate per 1,000 surgical discharges. NQMC:008087
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #8: technical specifications. Postoperative hip fracture rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 9 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.
116.  
Postoperative physiologic and metabolic derangement: rate per 1,000 elective surgical discharges with an operating room procedure. NQMC:008089
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #10: technical specifications. Postoperative physiologic and metabolic derangement rate [version 4.3]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 4 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.
117.  
Postoperative pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis: rate per 1,000 surgical discharges with an operating room procedure. NQMC:008091
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #12: technical specifications. Postoperative pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 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.
118.  
Postoperative respiratory failure: rate per 1,000 elective surgical discharges with an operating room procedure. NQMC:008090
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #11: technical specifications. Postoperative respiratory failure rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 4 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.
119.  
Postoperative respiratory failure: rate per 1,000 eligible admissions. NQMC:008111
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Pediatric quality indicators #9: technical specifications. Postoperative respiratory failure 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.
120.  
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:008092
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #13: technical specifications. Postoperative sepsis rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 2 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.
121.  
Postoperative sepsis: rate per 1,000 eligible admissions. NQMC:008112
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Pediatric quality indicators #10: technical specifications. Postoperative sepsis rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 14 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.
122.  
Postoperative wound dehiscence (area-level): rate of reclosure of abdominal wall per 100,000 population. NQMC:001245
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 2.1, revision 3]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2005 Jan 17. Various p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
123.  
Postoperative wound dehiscence (area-level): rate of reclosure of postoperative disruption of abdominal wall per 100,000 population. NQMC:008101
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #24: technical specifications. Postoperative wound dehiscence 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.
124.  
Postoperative wound dehiscence (provider-level): rate of reclosure of postoperative disruption of abdominal wall per 1,000 cases of abdominopelvic surgery. NQMC:008093
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #14: technical specifications. Postoperative wound dehiscence rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 4 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.
125.  
Postoperative wound dehiscence: number of abdominopelvic surgery patients with disruption of abdominal wall per 1,000 eligible admissions. NQMC:008113
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Pediatric quality indicators #11: technical specifications. Postoperative wound dehiscence rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 16 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.
126.  
Pregnancy and birth: Cesarean section delivery rate. NQMC:000779
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals -- volume, mortality, and utilization [revision 2]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2003 Sep 4. Various p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0204). 
127.  
Pregnancy and birth: vaginal birth after Cesarean rate. NQMC:000780
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to inpatient quality indicators: quality of care in hospitals -- volume, mortality, and utilization [revision 2]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2003 Sep 4. Various p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 02-R0204). 
128.  
Pressure ulcer: rate per 1,000 discharges. NQMC:008083
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #3: technical specifications. Pressure ulcer rate [version 4.4]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 3 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.
129.  
Selected infections due to medical care (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:001244
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 2.1, revision 3]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2005 Jan 17. Various p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
130.  
Surgical patients' experiences: percentage of surgical patients who reported how well their surgeon communicated with them after surgery. NQMC:006443
Source(s): CAHPS® Surgical Care Survey [version 2.0]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2011 Oct 1. 7 p.
Patient experience measures from the CAHPS® Surgical Care Survey. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2011 Dec 21. 7 p.
131.  
Surgical patients' experiences: percentage of surgical patients who reported how well their surgeon communicated with them before surgery. NQMC:006440
Source(s): CAHPS® Surgical Care Survey [version 2.0]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2011 Oct 1. 7 p.
Patient experience measures from the CAHPS® Surgical Care Survey. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2011 Dec 21. 7 p.
132.  
Surgical patients' experiences: percentage of surgical patients who reported whether their surgeon or a health provider from this surgeon's office gave them information to help them prepare for surgery. NQMC:006439
Source(s): CAHPS® Surgical Care Survey [version 2.0]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2011 Oct 1. 7 p.
Patient experience measures from the CAHPS® Surgical Care Survey. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2011 Dec 21. 7 p.
133.  
Surgical patients' experiences: percentage of surgical patients who reported whether their surgeon or a health provider from this surgeon's office gave them information to help them recover from surgery. NQMC:006442
Source(s): CAHPS® Surgical Care Survey [version 2.0]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2011 Oct 1. 7 p.
Patient experience measures from the CAHPS® Surgical Care Survey. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2011 Dec 21. 7 p.
134.  
Surgical patients' experiences: percentage of surgical patients who reported whether their surgeon was attentive on the day of surgery. NQMC:006441
Source(s): CAHPS® Surgical Care Survey [version 2.0]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2011 Oct 1. 7 p.
Patient experience measures from the CAHPS® Surgical Care Survey. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2011 Dec 21. 7 p.
135.  
Surgical patients' experiences: percentage of surgical patients who reported whether their surgeon's office staff was helpful, courteous, and respectful. NQMC:006444
Source(s): CAHPS® Surgical Care Survey [version 2.0]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2011 Oct 1. 7 p.
Patient experience measures from the CAHPS® Surgical Care Survey. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2011 Dec 21. 7 p.
136.  
Surgical patients' experiences: surgical patient's overall rating of their surgeon. NQMC:006445
Source(s): CAHPS® Surgical Care Survey [version 2.0]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2011 Oct 1. 7 p.
Patient experience measures from the CAHPS® Surgical Care Survey. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2011 Dec 21. 7 p.
137.  
Transfusion reaction (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:008103
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Patient safety indicators #26: technical specifications. Transfusion reaction 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.
138.  
Transfusion reaction (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:003143
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). 
139.  
Transfusion reaction (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:001247
Source(s): AHRQ quality indicators. Guide to patient safety indicators [version 2.1, revision 3]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2005 Jan 17. Various p. (AHRQ Pub; no. 03-R203). 
140.  
Urinary tract infection (UTI) admission rate (area-level): rate per 100,000 population. NQMC:008119
Source(s): AHRQ QI. Pediatric quality indicators #18: 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. Pediatric quality indicators: technical specifications [version 4.4]. Appendices. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); 2012 Mar. 61 p.
American Academy of Neurology (4) (Web siteExternal Web Site Policy)
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Epilepsy: percentage of patients with a diagnosis of epilepsy seen for an initial evaluation who had the results of at least one electroencephalogram (EEG) reviewed or requested, or if EEG was not performed previously, then an EEG ordered. NQMC:006897
Source(s): American Academy of Neurology (AAN). Epilepsy physician performance measurement set. St. Paul (MN): American Academy of Neurology (AAN); 2009 Aug 10. 50 p.
Fountain NB, Van Ness PC, Swain-Eng R, Tonn S, Bever CT Jr, American Academy of Neurology Epilepsy Measure Development Panel and the American. Quality improvement in neurology: AAN epilepsy quality measures: Report of the Quality Measurement and Reporting Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology. 2011 Jan 4;76(1):94-9. PubMed External Web Site Policy
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Epilepsy: percentage of patients with a diagnosis of epilepsy seen for an initial evaluation who had the results of at least one MRI or CT scan reviewed or requested or, if an MRI or CT scan was not obtained previously, then an MRI or CT scan was ordered (MRI preferred). NQMC:006898
Source(s): American Academy of Neurology (AAN). Epilepsy physician performance measurement set. St. Paul (MN): American Academy of Neurology (AAN); 2009 Aug 10. 50 p.
Fountain NB, Van Ness PC, Swain-Eng R, Tonn S, Bever CT Jr, American Academy of Neurology Epilepsy Measure Development Panel and the American. Quality improvement in neurology: AAN epilepsy quality measures: Report of the Quality Measurement and Reporting Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology. 2011 Jan 4;76(1):94-9. PubMed External Web Site Policy
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Epilepsy: percentage of patients with a diagnosis of intractable epilepsy who were considered for referral for a neurological evaluation of appropriateness for surgical therapy and the consideration was documented in the medical record within the past 3 years. NQMC:006900
Source(s): American Academy of Neurology (AAN). Epilepsy physician performance measurement set. St. Paul (MN): American Academy of Neurology (AAN); 2009 Aug 10. 50 p.
Fountain NB, Van Ness PC, Swain-Eng R, Tonn S, Bever CT Jr, American Academy of Neurology Epilepsy Measure Development Panel and the American. Quality improvement in neurology: AAN epilepsy quality measures: Report of the Quality Measurement and Reporting Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology. 2011 Jan 4;76(1):94-9. PubMed External Web Site Policy
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Epilepsy: percentage of visits for patients with a diagnosis of epilepsy who were queried and counseled about anti-epileptic drug (AED) side effects and the querying and counseling was documented in the medical record. NQMC:006899
Source(s): American Academy of Neurology (AAN). Epilepsy physician performance measurement set. St. Paul (MN): American Academy of Neurology (AAN); 2009 Aug 10. 50 p.
Fountain NB, Van Ness PC, Swain-Eng R, Tonn S, Bever CT Jr, American Academy of Neurology Epilepsy Measure Development Panel and the American. Quality improvement in neurology: AAN epilepsy quality measures: Report of the Quality Measurement and Reporting Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology. 2011 Jan 4;76(1):94-9. PubMed External Web Site Policy
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) Foundation (1) (Web siteExternal Web Site Policy)
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Acute otitis externa (AOE): percentage of patient visits for those patients aged 2 years and older with a diagnosis of AOE with assessment for auricular or periauricular pain. NQMC:003151
Source(s): American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®. Acute otitis externa (AOE)/otitis media with effusion (OME) physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Sep. 22 p. [4 references]
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation/American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association (15) (Web siteExternal Web Site Policy)
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Cardiac rehabilitation: percentage of cardiac rehabilitation program(s) in the healthcare system that meet the specified performance measure criteria for communication with healthcare providers. NQMC:003785
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 cardiac rehabilitation programs in the health system that meet this specified performance measure criteria for monitoring response to therapy and documenting program effectiveness. NQMC:003786
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 cardiac rehabilitation programs in the healthcare system that meet specified structure-based performance measure criteria. NQMC:003773
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 cardiac rehabilitation programs in the healthcare system that meet the specified performance measure criteria for assessment of risk for adverse cardiovascular events. NQMC:003774
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 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:006903
Source(s): American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, American College of Cardiology Foundation, American Heart Association Task Force on Performance Measures, Thomas RJ, King M, Lui K, Oldridge N, Pina IL, Spertus J. AACVPR/ACCF/AHA 2010 update: performance measures on cardiac rehabilitation for referral to cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention services. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Sep 28;56(14):1159-67. PubMed External Web Site Policy
Thomas RJ, King M, Lui K, Oldridge N, Pina IL, Spertus J, ACCFAHA Task Force on Performance Measures. AACVPR/ACCF/AHA 2010 update: performance measures on cardiac rehabilitation for referral to cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention services: A report of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation and the American [trunc]. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2010 Sep-Oct;30(5):279-88. PubMed External Web Site Policy
Writing Committee Members, Thomas RJ, King M, Lui K, Oldridge N, Pina IL, Spertus J. AACVPR/ACCF/AHA 2010 update: performance measures on cardiac rehabilitation for referral to cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention services: a report of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation [trunc]. Circulation. 2010 Sep 28;122(13):1342-50. [19 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:006904
Source(s): American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, American College of Cardiology Foundation, American Heart Association Task Force on Performance Measures, Thomas RJ, King M, Lui K, Oldridge N, Pina IL, Spertus J. AACVPR/ACCF/AHA 2010 update: performance measures on cardiac rehabilitation for referral to cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention services. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Sep 28;56(14):1159-67. PubMed External Web Site Policy
Thomas RJ, King M, Lui K, Oldridge N, Pina IL, Spertus J, ACCFAHA Task Force on Performance Measures. AACVPR/ACCF/AHA 2010 update: performance measures on cardiac rehabilitation for referral to cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention services: A report of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation and the American [trunc]. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2010 Sep-Oct;30(5):279-88. PubMed External Web Site Policy
Writing Committee Members, Thomas RJ, King M, Lui K, Oldridge N, Pina IL, Spertus J. AACVPR/ACCF/AHA 2010 update: performance measures on cardiac rehabilitation for referral to cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention services: a report of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation [trunc]. Circulation. 2010 Sep 28;122(13):1342-50. [19 references] PubMed External Web Site Policy
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Cardiac rehabilitation: percentage of patients in the healthcare system's cardiac rehabilitation program(s) who meet the specified performance measure criteria for adherence to preventive medications. NQMC:003784
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 the healthcare system's cardiac rehabilitation program(s) who meet the specified performance measure criteria for assessment of exercise capacity. NQMC:003783
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 the healthcare system's cardiac rehabilitation program(s) who meet the specified performance measure criteria for assessment of weight management. NQMC:003780
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 the healthcare system's cardiac rehabilitation program(s) who meet the specified performance measure criteria for blood pressure control. NQMC:003777
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 the healthcare system's cardiac rehabilitation program(s) who meet the specified performance measure criteria for depression. NQMC:003782
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 the healthcare system's cardiac rehabilitation program(s) who meet the specified performance measure criteria for diabetes mellitus or impaired fasting glucose. NQMC:003781
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 the healthcare system's cardiac rehabilitation program(s) who meet the specified performance measure criteria for lipid control. NQMC:003778
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 the healthcare system's cardiac rehabilitation program(s) who meet the specified performance measure criteria for physical activity habits. NQMC:003779
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 the healthcare system's cardiac rehabilitation program(s) who meet the specified performance measure criteria for tobacco use. NQMC:003776
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
American College of Emergency Physicians (13) (Web siteExternal Web Site Policy)
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Community-acquired bacterial pneumonia: percentage of patients who were prescribed an appropriate empiric antibiotic. NQMC:002453
Source(s): Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®. Clinical performance measures: community-acquired bacterial pneumonia. Tools developed by physicians for physicians. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2006. 8 p. [14 references]
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Community-acquired bacterial pneumonia: percentage of patients with mental status assessed. NQMC:002450
Source(s): Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®. Clinical performance measures: community-acquired bacterial pneumonia. Tools developed by physicians for physicians. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2006. 8 p. [14 references]
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Community-acquired bacterial pneumonia: percentage of patients with oxygen saturation assessed. NQMC:002449
Source(s): Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®. Clinical performance measures: community-acquired bacterial pneumonia. Tools developed by physicians for physicians. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2006. 8 p. [14 references]
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Community-acquired bacterial pneumonia: percentage of patients with vital signs recorded. NQMC:002448
Source(s): Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®. Clinical performance measures: community-acquired bacterial pneumonia. Tools developed by physicians for physicians. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2006. 8 p. [14 references]
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Emergency medicine: percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with the diagnosis of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia with an appropriate empiric antibiotic prescribed. NQMC:002949
Source(s): American College of Emergency Physicians, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance. Emergency medicine physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Jul. 39 p. [6 references]
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Emergency medicine: percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with the diagnosis of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia with mental status assessed. NQMC:002948
Source(s): American College of Emergency Physicians, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance. Emergency medicine physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Jul. 39 p. [6 references]
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Emergency medicine: percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with the diagnosis of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia with oxygen saturation documented and reviewed. NQMC:002947
Source(s): American College of Emergency Physicians, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance. Emergency medicine physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Jul. 39 p. [6 references]
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Emergency medicine: percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with the diagnosis of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia with vital signs documented and reviewed. NQMC:002946
Source(s): American College of Emergency Physicians, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance. Emergency medicine physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Jul. 39 p. [6 references]
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Emergency medicine: percentage of patients aged 40 years and older with an emergency department discharge diagnosis of non-traumatic chest pain who had a 12-lead ECG performed. NQMC:002943
Source(s): American College of Emergency Physicians, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance. Emergency medicine physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Jul. 39 p. [6 references]
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Emergency medicine: percentage of patients aged 60 years and older with an emergency department discharge diagnosis of syncope who had a 12-lead ECG performed. NQMC:002945
Source(s): American College of Emergency Physicians, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance. Emergency medicine physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Jul. 39 p. [6 references]
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Emergency medicine: percentage of patients, regardless of age, with an emergency department diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction who received fibrinolytic therapy and the fibrinolytic therapy was ordered by the physician within 20 minutes of performing the 12-lead ECG. NQMC:002950
Source(s): American College of Emergency Physicians, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance. Emergency medicine physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Jul. 39 p. [6 references]
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Emergency medicine: percentage of patients, regardless of age, with an emergency department diagnosis of STEMI or new LBBB on 12-lead ECG who received primary PCI who had documentation that the emergency physician initiated communication with the cardiology intervention service within 10 minutes of the diagnostic 12-lead ECG. NQMC:002951
Source(s): American College of Emergency Physicians, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance. Emergency medicine physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Jul. 39 p. [6 references]
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Emergency medicine: percentage of patients, regardless of age, with an emergency department discharge diagnosis of AMI who had documentation of receiving aspirin within 24 hours before emergency department arrival or during emergency department stay. NQMC:002944
Source(s): American College of Emergency Physicians, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®, National Committee for Quality Assurance. Emergency medicine physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Jul. 39 p. [6 references]
American College of Radiology (4) (Web siteExternal Web Site Policy)
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Radiology: percentage of final reports for CT examinations performed with documentation of use of appropriate radiation dose reduction devices OR manual techniques for appropriate moderation of exposure. NQMC:004958
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 undergoing diagnostic mammograms that are classified as "suspicious" or "highly suggestive of malignancy" with documentation of direct communication of findings from the diagnostic mammogram to the patient within 5 business days of exam interpretation. NQMC:004956
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 undergoing diagnostic mammograms that are classified as "suspicious" or "highly suggestive of malignancy" with documentation of direct communication of findings from the diagnostic mammogram to the practice that manages the patient's on-going care within 3 business days of exam interpretation. NQMC:004955
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 undergoing screening mammograms whose assessment category (e.g., Mammography Quality Standards Act [MQSA], Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System [BI-RADS®], or FDA approved equivalent categories) is entered into an internal database that will, at a minimum, allow analysis of abnormal interpretation (recall) rate. NQMC:004953
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 College of Rheumatology (4) (Web siteExternal Web Site Policy)
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Gout: percentage of patients with gout receiving an initial prescription for allopurinol and have significant renal impairment whose initial daily allopurinol dose is less than 300 mg per day. NQMC:003990
Source(s): Mikuls TR, MacLean CH, Olivieri J, Patino F, Allison JJ, Farrar JT, Bilker WB, Saag KG. Quality of care indicators for gout management. Arthritis Rheum. 2004 Mar;50(3):937-43. [111 references] PubMed External Web Site Policy
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Gout: percentage of patients with gout started on urate-lowering therapy who have either a history of nephrolithiasis or significant renal insufficiency who are started on a xanthine oxidase inhibitor as the initial urate-lowering medication rather than a uricosuric agent. NQMC:003992
Source(s): Mikuls TR, MacLean CH, Olivieri J, Patino F, Allison JJ, Farrar JT, Bilker WB, Saag KG. Quality of care indicators for gout management. Arthritis Rheum. 2004 Mar;50(3):937-43. [111 references] PubMed External Web Site Policy
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Gout: percentage of patients with hyperuricemia and gouty arthritis who are offered treatment with a urate-lowering drug. NQMC:003993
Source(s): Mikuls TR, MacLean CH, Olivieri J, Patino F, Allison JJ, Farrar JT, Bilker WB, Saag KG. Quality of care indicators for gout management. Arthritis Rheum. 2004 Mar;50(3):937-43. [111 references] PubMed External Web Site Policy
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Gout: percentage of patients with tophaceous gout who are given an initial prescription for a urate-lowering medication and lack both significant renal impairment and peptic ulcer disease who had a prophylactic anti-inflammatory agent given concomitantly. NQMC:003991
Source(s): Mikuls TR, MacLean CH, Olivieri J, Patino F, Allison JJ, Farrar JT, Bilker WB, Saag KG. Quality of care indicators for gout management. Arthritis Rheum. 2004 Mar;50(3):937-43. [111 references] PubMed External Web Site Policy
American Gastroenterological Association Institute (1)
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Hepatitis C: percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of hepatitis C seen for an initial evaluation who had HCV RNA testing ordered or previously performed. NQMC:003162
Source(s): American Gastroenterological Association Institute, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®. Hepatitis C physician performance measurement set. Chicago (IL): American Medical Association (AMA); 2010 Sep. 42 p. [4 references]
American Medical Directors Association (54) (Web siteExternal Web Site Policy)
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Heart failure: average time for a patient's ineffective treatment to be modified. NQMC:001389
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: average time taken to respond to a patient's adverse drug reaction. NQMC:001391
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients monitored for adverse drug reactions. NQMC:001390
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients referred to cardiology/hospice/palliative care (after several ineffective modifications and based on patient's advance directive). NQMC:001392
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients where heart failure is diagnosed urgently or emergently (i.e., not on admission or at periodic assessment). NQMC:001380
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with documentation that appropriate lab monitoring has been ordered. NQMC:001379
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with documented assessment for heart failure risk factors. NQMC:001382
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with documented assessment for imaging studies. NQMC:001371
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with documented assessment for reversible causes of heart failure. NQMC:001383
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with documented assessment for reversible etiology workup. NQMC:001370
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with documented assessment for signs, symptoms, and heart failure risk factors at admission. NQMC:001368
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with documented consideration of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor treatment. NQMC:001374
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with documented consideration of beta-blocker treatment. NQMC:001375
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with documented discussions regarding advance directives and/or adherence to the directive. NQMC:001376
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with documented periodic assessment for peripheral edema and other heart failure risk factors. NQMC:001369
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with documented periodic monitoring of heart failure symptoms (lung sounds, edema, decreased activity). NQMC:001378
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with heart failure on angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. NQMC:001397
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with heart failure on beta-blocker. NQMC:001398
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with heart failure on diuretic therapy for at least 6 months with electrolyte measures within normal ranges. NQMC:001396
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with heart failure on diuretic therapy who had electrolyte monitoring within the past 2 months. NQMC:001394
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with heart failure prescribed a low-sodium diet in the past 6 months. NQMC:001395
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with heart failure prescribed pharmacologic agents consistent with patient's advance care directive. NQMC:001387
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with heart failure prescribed pharmacologic agents consistent with severity of heart failure. NQMC:001386
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with heart failure prescribed pharmacologic agents consistent with type of ventricular dysfunction. NQMC:001385
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with heart failure readmitted for acute episode of heart failure. NQMC:001400
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with heart failure receiving nonpharmacologic treatment, such as diet intervention and fluid restriction. NQMC:001373
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with heart failure sent to emergency room (ER) for acute exacerbation. NQMC:001399
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with heart failure weighed as per physician's orders. NQMC:001377
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with heart failure weighed daily. NQMC:001393
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with heart failure with documented assessment of treatment effectiveness. NQMC:001388
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with heart failure with fluid volume overload prescribed a loop diuretic. NQMC:001372
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with medical record documentation for characterization of ventricular dysfunction as systolic or diastolic. NQMC:001384
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Heart failure: percentage of patients with medical record documentation indicating communication of signs and symptoms of heart failure by direct care team to physician/nurse practitioner/physician assistant. NQMC:001381
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. We care: tools for providers and staff to implement clinical practice guidelines [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2003. various p.
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Pain management in the long-term care setting: percentage of patients prescribed narcotics for pain with appropriate bowel management program in place. NQMC:001427
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 receiving physical complementary treatments. NQMC:001432
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 receiving physical exam to assess for causes of pain. NQMC:001418
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 appropriate treatment for pain. NQMC:001422
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 absence of pain symptoms after treatment. NQMC:001431
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 cause of pain symptoms. NQMC:001419
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 complete assessment of pain covering all pertinent components of pain. NQMC:001417
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 reasons for no medical work-up. NQMC:001420
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 orders for not recommended drugs. NQMC:001424
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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Pressure ulcers: percentage of patients in facility admitted with a pressure ulcer. NQMC:001409
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. Tool kit for implementation of the clinical practice guidelines for pressure ulcers [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2004. various p.
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Pressure ulcers: percentage of patients in facility who develop pressure ulcers while in the facility. NQMC:001410
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. Tool kit for implementation of the clinical practice guidelines for pressure ulcers [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2004. various p.
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Pressure ulcers: percentage of patients with a pressure ulcer or pressure ulcer risk with documented periodic assessment for specific risk factors. NQMC:001404
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. Tool kit for implementation of the clinical practice guidelines for pressure ulcers [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2004. various p.
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Pressure ulcers: percentage of patients with clinically significant complications. NQMC:001412
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. Tool kit for implementation of the clinical practice guidelines for pressure ulcers [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2004. various p.
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Pressure ulcers: percentage of patients with documented assessment of pressure ulcer using a formal wound staging classification. NQMC:001403
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. Tool kit for implementation of the clinical practice guidelines for pressure ulcers [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2004. various p.
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Pressure ulcers: percentage of patients with documented assessment of risks for possible pressure ulcer development. NQMC:001402
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. Tool kit for implementation of the clinical practice guidelines for pressure ulcers [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2004. various p.
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Pressure ulcers: percentage of patients with documented assessment of skin for breakdown. NQMC:001401
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. Tool kit for implementation of the clinical practice guidelines for pressure ulcers [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2004. various p.
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Pressure ulcers: percentage of patients with pressure ulcers that heal. NQMC:001411
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. Tool kit for implementation of the clinical practice guidelines for pressure ulcers [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2004. various p.
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Pressure ulcers: percentage of patients with pressure ulcers with documented treatment plan for pressure reduction approaches. NQMC:001406
Source(s): American Medical Directors Association. Tool kit for implementation of the clinical practice guidelines for pressure ulcers [binder]. Columbia (MD): American Medical Directors Association (AMDA); 2004. various p.
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