Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)-1 VTE Prophylaxis

This measure assesses the number of patients who received VTE prophylaxis or have documentation why no VTE prophylaxis was given the day of or the day after hospital admission or surgery end date for surgeries that start the day of or the day after hospital admission.

 

Measure Steward

The Joint Commission

 

Measure Numerator

Patients who received VTE prophylaxis or have documentation why no VTE prophylaxis was given:
• the day of or the day after hospital admission
• the day of or the day after surgery end date for surgeries that start the day of or the day after hospital admission 

 

Measure Denominator

All patients in the initial patient population.