Quality Measure Implementation Guide (STU4)
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Quality Measure Implementation Guide (STU4), published by Clinical Quality Information WG. This is not an authorized publication; it is the continuous build for version 4.0.0-ballot). This version is based on the current content of https://github.com/HL7/cqf-measures/ and changes regularly. See the Directory of published versions

Example Measure: Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis

Active as of 2022-02-22
Id: measure-vte-1-FHIR
Url: http://hl7.org/fhir/us/cqfmeasures/Measure/measure-vte-1-FHIR
Version: 8.2.000

value: 108

Name: VTE_1_FHIR
Title: Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis
Status: active
Experimental: true

system: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/measure-scoring

code: proportion

display: Proportion

Improvement Notation:

system: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/measure-improvement-notation

code: increase

display: Increased score indicates improvement


system: http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/measure-type

code: process

Date: 2022-02-22
Publisher: Clinical Quality Information WG

This measure assesses the number of patients who received VTE prophylaxis or have documentation why no VTE prophylaxis was given the day of or the day after hospital admission or surgery end date for surgeries that start the day of or the day after hospital admission

Supplemental Data:
SDE Ethnicity http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/measure-data-usage
SDE Payer http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/measure-data-usage
SDE Race http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/measure-data-usage
SDE Sex http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/measure-data-usage
Use Context:
Jurisdiction: US
Topic: 57024-2

Measure specifications are in the Public Domain.

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This material contains SNOMED Clinical Terms(R) (SNOMED CT(C)) copyright 2004-2017 International Health Terminology Standards Development Organization. All rights reserved.


These performance measures are not clinical guidelines and do not establish a standard of medical care, and have not been tested for all potential applications. The measures and specifications are provided without warranty

Approval Date: 2019-03-08
Last Review Date: 2019-03-08
Effective Period: 2018-01-01..2018-12-31

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