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July 27, 2015

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American Urological Association 
The Joint Commission 
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Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement® 
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Asthma: percentage of patients aged 5 to 40 years diagnosed with mild, moderate, or severe persistent asthma who were prescribed either the preferred long-term control medication (inhaled corticosteroid) or an acceptable alternative treatment.
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Asthma: percentage of patients aged 5 to 40 years with diagnosed asthma who were evaluated during at least one office visit during the reporting year for the frequency (numeric) of daytime and nocturnal asthma symptoms.
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Child and adolescent major depressive disorder: percentage of patient visits for those patients aged 6 through 17 years with a diagnosis of major depressive disorder with a plan for follow-up care documented.
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Child and adolescent major depressive disorder: percentage of patients aged 6 through 17 years with a diagnosis of major depressive disorder for whom an antidepressant medication was considered or prescribed during an episode of major depressive disorder.
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Child and adolescent major depressive disorder: percentage of patients aged 6 through 17 years with a diagnosis of major depressive disorder who received or were referred for psychotherapy during an episode of major depressive disorder.
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Child and adolescent major depressive disorder: percentage of patients aged 6 through 17 years with a diagnosis of major depressive disorder who were interviewed directly by the evaluating clinician on or before the date of diagnosis.
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Child and adolescent major depressive disorder: percentage of patients aged 6 through 17 years with a diagnosis of major depressive disorder with documented evidence that they met the DSM-IV criteria [at least 5 elements with symptom duration of two weeks or longer, including 1) depressed mood (can be irritable mood in children and adolescents) or 2) loss of interest or pleasure] during the visit in which the new diagnosis or recurrent episode was identified.
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Perioperative care: percentage of non-cardiac surgical patients aged 18 years and older undergoing procedures with the indications for prophylactic antibiotics and who received a prophylactic antibiotic, who have an order for discontinuation of prophylactic antibiotics within 24 hours of surgical end time.
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Perioperative care: percentage of patients undergoing procedures for which VTE prophylaxis is indicated in all patients who had an order for low-molecular weight heparin (LMWH), low-dose unfractionated heparin (LDUH), adjusted-dose warfarin, fondaparinux or mechanical prophylaxis to be given within 24 hours prior to incision time or 24 hours after surgery end time.
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Perioperative care: percentage of surgical patients aged 18 years and older undergoing procedures with the indications for a first or second generation cephalosporin prophylactic antibiotic who had an order for cefazolin or cefuroxime for antimicrobial prophylaxis.