Maintain Problem List

Maintain an up-to-date problem list of current and active diagnoses.

More than 80 percent of all unique patients admitted to the eligible hospital’s or CAH’s inpatient or emergency department (POS 21 or 23) have at least one entry or an indication that no problems are known for the patient recorded as structured data.

 

Measure Numerator

Number of patients in the denominator who have at least one entry or an indication that no problems are known for the patient recorded as structured data in their problem list.

 

Measure Denominator

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