Performance Measurement in the Hospital Outpatient Setting. Timeliness


Measures are lacking to assess the turnaround times for the provision of care and for diagnostic tests being performed. As discussants noted, the OFMQ has developed ED measures that assess the timing of AMI care; more measures are needed that address the timing of care related to other diagnoses in the ED, as well as in the HOPS.

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