Effective Clinical Care

Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic

Last updated: July 12, 2017

Measure Description:

Percentage of patients 18 years of age and older who were discharged alive for acute myocardial infarction (AMI), coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) or percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) in the 12 months prior to the measurement period, or who had an active diagnosis of ischemic vascular disease (IVD) during the measurement period, and who had documentation of use of aspirin or another antithrombotic during the measurement period.

Initiation and Engagement of Alcohol and Other Drug Dependence Treatment

Last updated: July 12, 2017

Measure Description:

Percentage of patients 13 years of age and older with a new episode of alcohol and other drug (AOD) dependence who received the following. Two rates are reported.

  • Percentage of patients who initiated treatment within 14 days of the diagnosis.
  • Percentage of patients who initiated treatment and who had two or more additional services with an AOD diagnosis within 30 days of the initiation visit.

Breast Cancer: Hormonal Therapy for Stage IC-IIIC Estrogen Receptor/Progesterone Receptor (ER/PR) Positive Breast Cancer

Last updated: July 12, 2017

Measure Description:

Percentage of female patients aged 18 years and older with Stage IC through IIIC, ER or PR positive breast cancer who were prescribed tamoxifen or aromatase inhibitor (AI) during the 12-month reporting period