Patient Electronic Access

Provide patients the ability to view online, download, and transmit information about a hospital admission. 

More than 50 percent of all unique patients discharged from the inpatient or emergency departments of the eligible hospital or CAH (POS 21 or 23) during the reporting period have their information available online, with the ability to view, download, and transmit to a third party information about a hospital admission, within 36 hours of discharge.

 

Measure Numerator

The number of patients in the denominator whose information is available online, with the ability to view, download, and transmit to a third party information about a hospital admission, within 36 hours of discharge.

 

Measure Denominator

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