New In-patient/Out-patient Core Measures

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 8:58:12 AM

NEW INPATIENT MEASURES: (includes all age groups): Emergency Department
∙ ED-1 Median Time from ED Arrival to ED Departure (Inpatients)
∙ ED-2 Admit Decision Time to ED Departure Time (Inpatients)

Global Immunization
∙ IMM-1 Pneumococcal Immunization (Global) (ages 6 years old and older with high risk conditions)
. IMM-2 Influenza Immunization (Global) (ages 6 months old and older)

NEW OUTPATIENT MEASURES:
Emergency Department
∙ OP-18 Median Time from ED Arrival to ED Departure for Discharged ED Patients
∙ OP-19 Transition Record with Specified Elements Received by Discharged Patients
∙ OP-20 Door to Diagnostic Evaluation by a Qualified Medical Personnel
∙ OP-21 Median Time to Pain Management for Long Bone Fracture
∙ OP-23 Head CT or MRI Scan Results Within 45 minutes of ED Arrival for Acute Ischemic or Hemorrhagic Stroke Patients who Received Head CT or MRI Scan Interpretation

For more information regarding Core Measures, please refer to the UHS Intranet Clinical tab labeled “Core Measures” or the link within Physician View.


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