Clinical Lab Test Results

Incorporate clinical lab test results into Certified EHR Technology as structured data. 

More than 55 percent of all clinical lab tests results ordered by authorized providers of the eligible hospital or CAH for patients admitted to its inpatient or emergency department (POS 21 or 23) during the EHR reporting period whose results are either in a positive/negative affirmation or numerical format are incorporated in Certified EHR Technology as structured data. 

 

Measure Numerator

Number of lab test results which are expressed in a positive or negative affirmation or as a numeric result which are incorporated in CEHRT as structured data.

THRESHOLD:
The resulting percentage must be more than 55 percent in order for an EP,eligible hospital, or CAH to meet this measure. 

 

Measure Denominator

Number of lab tests ordered during the EHR reporting period by the EP or by authorized providers of the eligible hospital or CAH for patients admitted to its inpatient or emergency department (POS 21 or 23) whose results are expressed in a positive or negative affirmation or as a number.