Patient-Specific Education

Use clinically relevant information from CEHRT to identify patient-specific education resources and provide those resources to the patient.

Measure:
More than 10 percent of all unique patients admitted to the eligible hospital's or CAH's inpatient or emergency department (POS 21 or 23) during the EHR reporting period are provided patient-specific education resources identified by CEHRT.

 

 

Alternate Exclusion:
Providers may claim an exclusion for the measure of the Stage 2 Patient-Specific Education objective if for an EHR reporting period in 2015 they were scheduled to demonstrate Stage 1 but did not intend to select the Stage 1 Patient Specific Education menu objective.

 

Measure Numerator

Number of patients in the denominator who are subsequently provided patient-specific education resources identified by CEHRT.

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