SCIP-INF-9 Urinary Catheter Removed on Postoperative Day 1 (POD1) or Postoperative Day 2 (POD2)

Surgical patients with urinary catheter removed on Postoperative Day 1 or Postoperative Day 2 with day of surgery being day zero. 

 

Measure Steward

CMS/OFMQ

 

Measure Numerator

Number of surgical patients whose urinary catheter is removed on POD 1 or POD 2 with day of surgery being day zero.

 

Measure Denominator

All selected surgical patients 18 years of age and older with a catheter in place postoperatively with an ICD-9-CM Principal Procedure Code of selected surgeries.