VTE-6 Incidence of Potentially Preventable VTE

This measure assesses the number of patients diagnosed with confirmed VTE during hospitalization (not present at admission) who did not receive VTE prophylaxis between hospital admission and the day before the VTE diagnostic testing order date.


Measure Steward

The Joint Commission


Measure Numerator

Patients who received no VTE prophylaxis prior to the VTE diagnostic test order date. 


Measure Denominator

Patients who developed confirmed VTE during hospitalization.