NQMC Update Service: September 14, 2015

National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NQMC)

September 14, 2015

New This Week

Measure Summaries

The Joint Commission

Withdrawn Summaries

The summary listed below has been withdrawn from the NQMC Web site because it is no longer in current use and therefore, does not meet the NQMC Inclusion Criteria. Please see the Measure Archive for a complete list of measures that have been withdrawn from the NQMC Web site.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

  • Surgical care improvement project: percent of surgery patients with appropriate surgical site hair removal.


Conference News

  • Registration is now open for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) 2015 Research Conference. It will be held October 4–6 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center in Crystal City, VA. The conference is titled "Producing Evidence and Engaging Partners to Improve Health Care." Visit the conference home page for more information.

Newly Submitted

Health Awareness Topics - September 2015

How to Participate

  • Submit measures: Visit our Submit Measures page for information on how to submit your organization's measures.
  • Suggest a measure for possible inclusion: Submit your suggestions for evidence-based quality measures and measure sets that you would like to see included in NQMC.

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