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MEASUREMENT SCIENCE RESOURCES

We are pleased to announce that Measurement Science resources will be housed at the American College of Physicians.  Please contact Samantha Tierney for further details. 

 

NQRN

We are pleased that NQRN will continue its important work in a new home with CMSS. CMSS looks forward to working with PCPI members as it integrates NQRN under the CMSS umbrella. 

Please contact Dr. Helen Burstin, CEO at hburstin@cmss.org if you have any questions.

 

STEWARDED MEASURES

That you for your work and support throughout the years in developing a well round clinical quality measure portfolio. Measures previously stewarded by PCPI have found homes with new stewards. A listing of the new stewards and points of contact can be found below or here:

 

 

Measure Set

Measure Title

Assigned Organization

Dementia

Cognitive Assessment

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Amy Bennett

abennett@aan.com

Oncology

Oncology: Medical and Radiation - Pain Intensity Quantified

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

Angela Kennedy

angela.kennedy@asco.org

Prostate Cancer

Avoidance of Overuse of Bone Scan for Staging Low Risk Prostate Cancer Patients

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Joel Andress (CMS/CCSQ)

Joel.Andress@cms.hhs.gov

Coronary Artery Disease

Beta-Blocker Therapy – Prior Myocardial Infarction (MI) or Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVEF < 40%)

American College of Cardiology/ American Heart Association (ACC/AHA)

Lara Slattery

lslatter@acc.org

Melanie Shahriary

melanie.shahriary@heart.org


Heart Failure

Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARB) Therapy for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)

American College of Cardiology/ American Heart Association (ACC/AHA)

Lara Slattery

lslatter@acc.org

Melanie Shahriary

melanie.shahriary@heart.org

Heart Failure

Beta-Blocker Therapy for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)

American College of Cardiology/ American Heart Association (ACC/AHA)


Lara Slattery

lslatter@acc.org

Melanie Shahriary

melanie.shahriary@heart.org

Major Depressive Disorder (Adult)

Adult Major Depressive Disorder (MDD): Suicide Risk Assessment

Mathematica Policy Research

Cynthia Cullen

CCullen@mathematica-mpr.com


Major Depressive Disorder (Child and Adolescent)

Child and Adolescent Major Depressive Disorder (MDD): Suicide Risk Assessment

Mathematica Policy Research

Cynthia Cullen

CCullen@mathematica-mpr.com


Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C: Annual Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Screening for Patients who are Active Injection Drug Users

AGA

David Godzina

dgodzina@gastro.org

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C: One-Time Screening for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) for Patients at Risk

AGA

David Godzina

dgodzina@gastro.org

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C: Appropriate Screening Follow-up for Patients Identified with Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection

AGA

David Godzina

dgodzina@gastro.org

Measure Set

Measure Title

Assigned Organization

Eye Care

Cataracts: Complications within 30 Days Following Cataract Surgery Requiring Additional Surgical Procedures

American Academy of Ophthalmology

AAO

Flora Lum, MD

flum@aao.org

Eye Care

Cataracts: 20/40 or Better Visual Acuity within 90 Days Following Cataract Surgery

American Academy of Ophthalmology

AAO

Flora Lum, MD

flum@aao.org

Eye Care

Diabetic Retinopathy: Communication with the Physician Managing Ongoing Diabetes Care

American Academy of Ophthalmology

AAO

Flora Lum, MD

flum@aao.org

Eye Care

Diabetic Retinopathy: Documentation of Presence or Absence of Macular Edema and Level of Severity of Retinopathy

American Academy of Ophthalmology

AAO

Flora Lum, MD

flum@aao.org

Eye Care

Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma (POAG): Optic Nerve Evaluation

American Academy of Ophthalmology

AAO

Flora Lum, MD

flum@aao.org

Preventive Care and Screening

Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention

National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

Bob Rehm

rehm@ncqa.org 

Preventive Care and Screening

Influenza Immunization

National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

Bob Rehm

rehm@ncqa.org 

Preventive Care and Screening

Unhealthy Alcohol Use: Screening & Brief Counseling

National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

Bob Rehm

rehm@ncqa.org 

Measure Set

Measure Title

Care Transitions

Reconciled Medication List Received by Discharged Patients

Retired

Care Transitions

Timely Transmission of Transition Record

Retired

Care Transitions

Transition Record with Specified Elements Received by Discharged Patients (Emergency Department Discharges)

Retired

Care Transitions

Transition Record with Specified Elements Received by Discharged Patients (Inpatient Discharges)

Retired

Oncology

Breast Cancer: Hormonal Therapy for Stage IC -IIIC Estrogen Receptor/Progesterone Receptor (ER/PR) Positive Breast Cancer

Retired

Oncology

Colon Cancer: Chemotherapy for AJCC Stage III Colon Cancer Patients

Retired

 

 

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