Record Smoking Status

Record smoking status for patients 13 years old or older.

More than 50 percent of all unique patients 13 years old or older or admitted to the eligible hospital’s inpatient or emergency department (POS 21 or 23) have smoking status recorded as structured data.

Exclusion:

Any eligible hospital or CAH that admits no patients 13 years or older to their inpatient or emergency department (POS 21 or 23).

 

Measure Numerator

Number of patients in the denominator with smoking status recorded as structured data. 

 

Measure Denominator

Number of unique patients age 13 or older admitted to the eligible hospital’s inpatient or emergency department (POS 21 or 23) during the EHR reporting period.