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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Measure Defn as CDSS Logic?

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  • Potential solution to portability of CDSS
  • Consistent message of "what's good care"
  • Providers "clean" measures as they go
  • But can't afford lots of "false positives"
    • Need CDSS Numerator inclusions
      • "snooze" on order
      • Incorporates epidemiologic info (never smoker > 26 yo)
    • Denominator exclusions
      • Patient refusal, medical contraindication, system reasons

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