NQMC Update Service: August 25, 2014

National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NQMC)

August 25, 2014

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Measure Summaries

British Medical Association

Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement

Withdrawn Summaries

The summaries listed below have been withdrawn from the NQMC Web site because they are no longer in current use and therefore, do not meet the NQMC Inclusion Criteria. Please see the Measure Archive for a complete list of all measures that have been withdrawn from the NQMC Web site.

Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement

  • Diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults: percentage of patients age 18 to 75 years with type 2 diabetes mellitus for whom all the recommended screening procedures were done in the indicated time frames.
  • Diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults: percentage of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus receiving a lipid measure in the last 15 months.
  • Diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults: percentage of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus receiving one or more blood pressure measurements in the last 12 months.
  • Diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults: percentage of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with a comprehensive foot exam documented in the last year.
  • Diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults: percentage of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with low-density lipoprotein test in the last year greater than 130 mg/dL and not on a statin.
  • Diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults: percentage of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with one or more A1c tests in the last 15 months.
  • Diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults: percentage of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with one or more dilated eye exams within the last 36 months.
  • Diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults: percentage of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with poor diabetes control.
  • Diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults: percentage of patients with type 2 diabetes who are either (a) not on an ACE or ARB medication OR (b) not diagnosed with chronic kidney disease who have one or more microalbuminuria tests within the last 15 months.
  • Diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults: proportion of eligible adults age 18 to 75 with type 2 diabetes mellitus who have a decrease in their cardiovascular risk in a one-year period of time.

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