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Public Comment on Draft eCQMs for Advanced Certification in Total Hip and Total Knee Replacements (THKR)

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on March 6, 2018 - 6:37am

The Joint Commission (TJC) introduced an advanced certification program for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacements (THKR) in 2016. This voluntary certification program for accredited organizations supports quality, consistency, and safety throughout the pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative phases of care. The program applies to surgeries performed in the inpatient, hospital-based outpatient, and ambulatory surgery settings.  A set of performance measures was developed to enhance the Advanced Certification of THKR program.

CDC RFI Seeks Input on Adherence to Clinical Guidelines and Information Flow

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Submitted by Edna Boone on December 8, 2016 - 6:36pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) seeks to help improve adherence to clinical guidelines and information flow between public health and healthcare entities. CDC is seeking input in a Request for Information (RFI) to better understand the challenges and opportunities for public health, and in particular the CDC, can positively impact clinical decision making. 

Update of the Bonnie Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Testing Tool

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Submitted by Jessica Dulin S... on November 4, 2015 - 9:29am

The Bonnie eCQM testing tool has been updated to version 1.4.0.  The update supports the testing of measures that use the Quality Data Model 4.2 including support for Immunization, Diagnosis, Symptom, and Family History datatypes, as well as Encounters with Diagnoses and Laboratory Tests with a Reference Range. The core functionality of

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