A Core Measure is the percentage of eligible patients that receive care represented by the measure that is determined by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Hospitals voluntarily submit data to CMS from medical records about treatment patients receive for heart attack, heart failure, pnuemonia asthma (children) or patients having surgery. Through the Hospital Compare website the public is able to view comparison rates for hospitals regarding patient experience, process of care, outcome and patient safety measures.
The staff of Healthcare Council has made an ongoing commitment to assure that member facilities receive timely educational information for all the Core Measure changes made by CMS.
Core Measures Resources and Indicators
CMS Quality Program – Outcome Measures 2019
Emergency Department (ED) Measures 2019
Global Immunization 2019
Hospital Based Inpatient Psychiatric Services (HBIPS) 2019
Perinatal measures 2019
Sepsis Bundle Project (SEP) 2019
Substance Use Measures 2019
Tobacco Use Measures 2019
Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) 2019