Family Health History

Record patient family health history as structured data. 

More than 20 percent of all unique patients admitted to the eligible hospital or CAH's inpatient or emergency department (POS 21 or 23) during the EHR reporting period have a structured data entry for one or more first-degree relatives. 

 

Measure Numerator

The number of patients in the denominator with a structured data entry for one or more first-degree relatives.

THRESHOLD:
The resulting percentage must be more than 20 percent in order to meet this measure. 

 

Measure Denominator

Number of unique patients admitted to the eligible hospital's or CAH's inpatient or emergency departments (POS 21 or 23) during the EHR reporting period.