Electronic Medication Administration Record (eMAR)

Automatically track medications from order to administration using assistive technologies in conjunction with an electronic medication administration record (eMAR).

More than 10 percent of medication orders created by authorized providers of the eligible hospital's or CAH's inpatient or emergency department (POS 21 or 23) during the EHR reporting period for which all doses are tracked using eMAR.

Exclusion: Any eligible hospital or CAH with an average daily inpatient census of fewer than 10 patients.

 

Measure Numerator

The number of orders in the denominator for which all doses are tracked using eMAR.

THRESHOLD:
The resulting percentage must be more than 10 percent in order for an eligible hospital or CAH to meet this measure.

 

Measure Denominator

Number of medication orders created by authorized providers in the eligible hospital's or CAH's inpatient or emergency department (POS 21 or 23) during the EHR reporting period.