NQMC Update Service: May 13, 2013

National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NQMC)

May 13, 2013

New This Week

Measure Summaries

Australian Council on Healthcare Standards

Canadian Institute for Health Information

Withdrawn Summaries

The summary listed below has been withdrawn from the NQMC Web site because it is no longer in current use and therefore, does not meet the NQMC Inclusion Criteria. Please see the Measure Archive for a complete list of all measures that have been withdrawn from the NQMC Web site.

Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement®

  • Prostate cancer: percentage of patients, regardless of age, with a diagnosis of clinically localized prostate cancer receiving external beam radiotherapy as primary therapy to the prostate with or without nodal irradiation (no metastases; no salvage therapy) who receive three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT) or intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT).

Announcements

Coming Soon

Look for these measures in NQMC in the near future!

Health Awareness Topics -- May 2013

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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