AHRQ - Quality IndicatorsTime 2020-09-15 01:05:52
Web Name: AHRQ - Quality Indicators
Description:Quality Indicators (QIs) are standardized, evidence-based measures of health care quality that can be used with readily available hospital inpatient administrative data to measure and track clinical performance and outcomes. July 31, 2020 – Release of AHRQ QI SAS QI and WinQI v2020 risk adjusted software Click here - New! September 17, 2019 – Minor Release of AHRQ QI SAS QI (PSI Module) and WinQI v2019.0.1 ICD-10-CM/PCS risk adjusted software Click here July 29, 2019 – Release of AHRQ QI SAS QI and WinQI v2019 ICD-10-CM/PCS risk adjusted software Click here August 20, 2018 – Minor release of WinQI v2018.0.1 ICD-10-CM/PCS (non-risk adjusted) software. Click here July 26, 2018 – Release of AHRQ QI Population File update patch for software version v7.0 and prior versions. July 31, 2020 - To learn COVID-19 impact on AHRQ QI software Click here. - New! June 4, 2018 – Give us your input on the AHRQ Quality Indicators (QIs)! March 2, 2018 - Opportunity for Public Comment on Scientific Acceptability of AHRQ QIs for Quality Improvement efforts. Click here for details September 22, 2017 - Release of Frequently Asked Questions document related to the v7.0 ICD-10-CM/PCS software is available here. May 1, 2017 – New FAQ related to PSI 04. Read More Sign up to receive announcements and updates on the newest quality indicators and AHRQ software. Prevention Quality Indicators (PQI) The PQIs are area-level Indicators that calculate admissions that might have been avoided through access to high-quality outpatient care and are a key tool for community health needs assessments. Learn More Inpatient Quality Indicators (IQI) The IQIs include mortality indicators, utilization indicators, and volume indicators for key procedures to help hospitals identify potential problem areas that might need further study, as well as for quality improvement and trending initiatives. Learn More Patient Safety Indicators (PSI) The PSIs reflect potentially avoidable safety events that represent opportunities for improvement in the delivery of care. Learn More Pediatric Quality Indicators (PDI) The PDIs are specifically tailored to reflect the special characteristics of the pediatric population, including neonates, and can be used to identify potential quality and patient safety issues specific to the pediatric inpatient population. Learn More The Johns Hopkins Hospital worked diligently to improve its performance for Postoperative Respiratory Failure (PSI 11). The effort started back in 2012 when only 30 percent were able to be removed from a ventilator within the desired timeframe. Today, nearly 60 percent of cardiac patients are taken off a ventilator in less than six hours following surgery. See the Full Story After examining its rate of Iatrogenic Pneumothorax (PSI 06), Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, part of the Carilion Clinic health system, instituted a residency simulation program that decreased its rate for this Patient Safety Indicator (PSI) by over 50 percent. See the Full Story Missouri Hospital Association launched a public reporting website that uses a range of AHRQ QIs to support greater statewide transparency on hospital quality and cost. Initially a voluntary effort, the state legislature now mandates that all Missouri hospitals report pricing data for the 100 most common Diagnostic-Related Groups. See the Full Story Free software puts the power of the AHRQ Quality Indicators in your hands AHRQ offers free software to help organizations easily use the AHRQ QIs to generate actionable information about the quality of care they provide. The evidence-based AHRQ QIs provide a standard, trusted approach to quality measurement to guide improvements in patient care Easily calculate quality of care events that might need further study Leverage software for hospital inpatient administrative data Make data readily available and inexpensive Completely free and easy to use GET THE WinQI SOFTWARE To sign up for updates or to access your subscriber preferences, please enter your email address below.
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