Record Smoking Status

Record smoking status for patients 13 years old or older.

More than 80 percent of all unique patients 13 years old or older admitted to the eligible hospital's or CAH's inpatient or emergency departments (POS 21 or 23) during the EHR reporting period have smoking status recorded as structured data.

Exclusion: Any eligible hospital or CAH that neither sees nor admits any patients 13 years old or older. 

 

Measure Numerator

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

THRESHOLD:
The resulting percentage must be more than 80 percent in order for an EP, eligible hospital, or CAH to meet this measure.

 

Measure Denominator

Number of unique patients age 13 or older seen by the EP or admitted to an eligible hospital's or CAH's inpatient or emergency departments (POS 21 or 23) during the EHR reporting period.