Record Vital Signs

Record and chart changes in the following vital signs:
(A) Height
(B) Weight
(C) Blood pressure
(D) Calculate and display body mass index (BMI)
(E) Plot and display growth charts for children 0-20 years, including BMI

For 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) during the EHR reporting period have blood pressure (for patients age 3 and over only) and height and weight (for all ages) recorded as structured data.

 

Measure Numerator

Number of patients in the denominator who have at least one entry of their height, weight and blood pressure (ages 3 and over) recorded as structured data.

 

Measure Denominator

Number of unique patients (age 3 or over for blood pressure) admitted to the eligible hospital’s or CAH’s inpatient or emergency department (POS 21 or 23) during the EHR reporting period.