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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Analysis: Availability of Data for Measure Components

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Five key steps comprise a quality measure calculation algorithm, determining whether a patient meets criteria ...

  1. for inclusion in the preliminary denominator
  2. to be excluded from the preliminary denominator
  3. for membership in the final denominator (after exclusions)
  4. for membership in the measure numerator
  5. for selection for both the numerator and denominator

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