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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Closing Thoughts: Measurement Challenges Using EMRs for P4P (before HIE...)

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  • We need to better capture exclusions: eg terminal patient, refusal, relative C/I, etc
  • We need to better capture necessary ancillary data: e.g., echo's, PFTs, etc
  • We need simpler means to identify [necessary measures] obtained out-of-system
    • Insured patients' claims?
    • What about Uninsured patients?

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