Depression

21. Antidepressant medication management—Acute Phase

Percentage of adults who were diagnosed with a new episode of depression and treated with an antidepressant medication and remained on an antidepressant drug during the entire 84-day (12-week) Acute Treatment Phase

22. Antidepressant medication management—Continuation Phase

Percentage of adults who were diagnosed with a new episode of depression and treated with an antidepressant medication and remained on an antidepressant drug for at least 180 days (6 months)

Prenatal Care

23. Screening for Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Percentage of patients who were screened for HIV infection during the first or second prenatal visit

24. Anti-D immune globulin

Percentage of D (Rh) negative, unsensitized patients who received anti-D immune globulin at 26–30 weeks gestation

Quality Measures Addressing Overuse or Misuse

25. Appropriate treatment for children with upper respiratory infection (URI)

Percentage of patients who were given a diagnosis of URI and were not dispensed an antibiotic prescription on or 3 days after the episode date

26. Appropriate testing for children with pharyngitis

Percentage of patients who were diagnosed with pharyngitis, prescribed an antibiotic and who received a group A streptococcus test for the episode

TABLE G-2 HQA Acute Care Measures (20 measures)

NQF Endorsed Measures (39)

Hospital Quality Alliance Publicly Reported Measures on CMS’ Hospital Compare

Acute Coronary Syndrome

1. Aspirin at arrival for acute myocardial infarction (AMI)

2. Aspirin prescribed at discharge for AMI

3. Beta-blocker at arrival for AMI

4. Beta-blocker prescribed at discharge for AMI

5. AMI inpatient mortality

 

6. Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) for left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD)

7. Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) within 120 minutes of arrival for AMI

8. Thrombolytic agent within 30 minutes of arrival for AMI

9. PCI volume

 

10. PCI mortality (risk-adjusted)

 

11. Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) using internal mammary artery

 



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