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Performance Measure Data Definition Worksheet Performance Measure Data Definition Worksheet

Performance Measure Data Definition Worksheet

December 2022

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The Performance Measure Data Definition Worksheet can be used during the Quality Improvement (QI) process to assess the alignment of your health center’s workflows and documentation and your EHR vendor’s reporting logic processes. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) EHR Certification criteria requires EHR vendors to use eCQM (electronic Clinical Quality Measure) specifications to define measures. Therefore, reported data for a measure should be consistent regardless of EHR vendor. In practice, however, it is important to confirm that...
Improving Diabetes Outcomes Improving Diabetes Outcomes

Improving Diabetes Outcomes

Curated Expert Guidance, Tools, and Resources, Updated September 2019

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As of CDC's 2017 National Diabetes Statistics Report, 30.3 million people, or 9.4% of the total U.S. population, have diabetes. Of these 30.3 million, only 23.1 million are diagnosed—while the other estimated 7.2 million are undiagnosed. Additionally, more than 1 in 3 adults or 84.1 million people in the U.S. have prediabetes, including nearly half of people age 65 and older....

Prioritization Matrix

A framework for selecting QI activities or project

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It is sometimes difficult to know what target metric to focus on when beginning a quality improvement project. A prioritization matrix is a management tool that uses a simple framework to compare...

Three Domains to Improve Performance

Improving performance can be boiled down to three approaches: improving the completeness and accuracy of data, decreasing missed opportunities, and improving the quality of services. Determining which of these is appropriate for your circumstance requires doing some data validation to assess...