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A QDM attribute provides specific detail about a QDM datatype.

Performance/Reporting Period
QDM Datatype (QDM Version 5.6):

The quantity (amount) of therapeutic agent provided to a patient per dispensing event (i.e., number of doses, number of tablets or pills, volume of medication) indicated to be given during a procedure, diagnostic test, or medication, or substance administration.

Note: "Medication, Discharge" includes medications the provider has indicated the patient should take after discharge from the hospital. This medication list is part of the discharge instructions provided to a patient. The list may include medication supply if it incorporates medication orders written at discharge even though the supply will not be present for medications the patient already has at home or purchases over-the-counter (without a prescription).

Last Updated: Jul 15, 2022