Record Demographics

Record all of the following demographics:
(A) Preferred language
(B) Gender
(C) Race
(D) Ethnicity
(E) Date of birth
(F) Date and preliminary cause of death in the event of mortality in the eligible hospital or CAH 

More than 50 percent of all unique patients admitted to the eligible hospital’s or CAH’s inpatient or emergency department (POS 21 or 23) have demographics recorded as structured data.

 

Measure Numerator

Number of patients in the denominator who have all the elements of demographics (or a specific exclusion if the patient declined to provide one or more elements or if recording an element is contrary to state law) recorded as structured data. 

 

Measure Denominator

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