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A QDM category consists of a single clinical concept identified by a value set.

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

Intervention represents a course of action intended to achieve a result in the care of persons with health problems that does not involve direct physical contact with a patient. Examples include patient education and therapeutic communication.

Note that while the QDM categories Intervention and Procedure are modeled identically and interoperability standards do not differentiate between them, both are retained in the QDM as they are more clinically expressive for clinicians to understand the measure intent.

Last Updated: Jul 15, 2022