Efficiency and Cost Reduction Use of Healthcare Resources

Initial Antibiotic Selection for Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) in Immunocompetent Patients

Last updated: March 22, 2017

Measure Description:

(PN-6) Immunocompetent patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia who receive an initial antibiotic regimen during the first 24 hours that is consistent with current guidelines

Population 1 Immunocompetent ICU patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia who receive an initial antibiotic regimen during the first 24 hours that is consistent with current guidelines

Initial Antibiotic Selection for Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) in Immunocompetent Patients

Last updated: February 1, 2017

Measure Description:

(PN-6) Immunocompetent patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia who receive an initial antibiotic regimen during the first 24 hours that is consistent with current guidelines

(Population 1) Immunocompetent ICU patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia who receive an initial antibiotic regimen during the first 24 hours that is consistent with current guidelines

(Population 2) Immunocompetent non-Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia who receive an initial antibiotic regimen during the first 24 hours that is consistent with current guidelines

Initial Antibiotic Selection for Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) in Immunocompetent Patients

Last updated: May 17, 2016

Measure Description:

(PN-6) Immunocompetent patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia who receive an initial antibiotic regimen during the first 24 hours that is consistent with current guidelines

Population 1 Immunocompetent ICU patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia who receive an initial antibiotic regimen during the first 24 hours that is consistent with current guidelines

Prostate Cancer: Avoidance of Overuse of Bone Scan for Staging Low Risk Prostate Cancer Patients

Last updated: May 18, 2016

Measure Description:

Percentage of patients, regardless of age, with a diagnosis of prostate cancer at low risk of recurrence receiving interstitial prostate brachytherapy, OR external beam radiotherapy to the prostate, OR radical prostatectomy, OR cryotherapy who did not have a bone scan performed at any time since diagnosis of prostate cancer