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["Procedure, Performed": "Intracranial Neurosurgery"]

eCQM Data Element

Performance/Reporting Period
2020
Value Set Description from VSAC
Clinical Focus: This value set grouping contains concepts that represent procedures of intracranial neurosurgery.
Data Element Scope: This value set may use the Quality Data Model (QDM) category related to Procedure. The intent of this data element is to identify patients who have an intracranial neurosurgery procedure.
Inclusion Criteria: Includes only relevant concepts associated with representing intracranial neurosurgery.
Exclusion Criteria: No exclusions.

Constrained to codes in the Procedure, Performed: Intracranial Neurosurgery value set (2.16.840.1.113883.3.117.1.7.1.260)

QDM Datatype and Definition (QDM Version 5.4)

"Procedure, Performed"

Data elements that meet criteria using this datatype should document the completion of the procedure 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 Relevant Period addresses:

  • startTime -the time the procedure begins,
  • stopTime -the time the procedure is completed

NOTE:

  1. Timing refers to a single instance of a procedure. If a measure seeks to evaluate multiple procedures over a period of time, the measure developer should use CQL logic to represent the query request.
  2. The Incision dateTime is a single point in time available from the Operating Room and/or Anesthesia Record.
QDM Attributes

ordinality

The scale in which different procedures are ordered in terms of the qualitative value, as opposed to a ranking performed strictly numerically or quantitatively.
Last Updated: Jul 08, 2021