NQMC Update Service: September 21, 2015

National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NQMC)

September 21, 2015

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Measure Summaries

American Society of Hematology

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Withdrawn Summaries

The summary listed below has been withdrawn from the NQMC Web site because it is no longer in current use and therefore, does not meet the NQMC Inclusion Criteria. Please see the Measure Archive for a complete list of measures that have been withdrawn from the NQMC Web site.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

  • Immunization: percent of acute care hospitalized inpatients 65 years of age and older AND inpatients aged between 5 and 64 years who are considered high risk and were screened for receipt of pneumococcal vaccine and were vaccinated prior to discharge, if indicated.


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." The latest version of the agenda is now available, including an updated list of speakers. Explore sessions and begin to plan your participation in the meeting. Visit the conference home page for more information.

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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