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["Assessment, Performed": "Falls Screening"]

eCQM Data Element

Performance/Reporting Period
2020
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: This value set contains concepts that represent assessment tools or instruments used to quantify fall risk.
Data Element Scope: This value set may use the Quality Data Model (QDM) datatype related to Assessment, Performed.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes only relevant concepts associated with fall risk assessment tools and screening assessments used to evaluate fall risk such as the Get Up and Go Test, Morse falls risk assessment, multidisciplinary team falls assessment, and history of falls. This is a grouping of LOINC and SNOMED CT codes.
Exclusion Criteria: Excludes codes that indicate falls for children or falls that take place in an inpatient setting.

Constrained to codes in the Assessment, Performed: Falls Screening value set (2.16.840.1.113883.3.464.1003.118.12.1028)

QDM Datatype and Definition (QDM Version 5.4)

"Assessment, Performed"

Data elements that meet criteria using this datatype should document completion of the assessment indicated by the QDM category and its corresponding value set.

A QDM Known Issue has been identified related to this datatype. To see this QDM known Issue, please click here.

Timing: The time the assessment is completed; Author dateTime.

QDM Attributes

authorDateTime

The time the data element was entered into the clinical software. Note, some datatypes include both Relevant Time and Author dateTime attributes. The purpose is to accommodate Author dateTime if the actual start and stop times are not available when evaluating for feasibility, and also to allow specification of a time for Negation Rationale.
Last Updated: Jul 08, 2021