Thursday, October 20, 2005

NQMC - Features Patient Safety-Related Measures

More than 40 of the approximately 700 quality measures included in the National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NQMC) have been categorized in the Institute of Medicine's domain of "safety".

The NQMC team classifies a measure as patient safety-related when safety applies to the measure's primary clinical component.

To find these safety-related evidence-based measures, use the detailed search feature at (scroll approximately two-thirds down, select "safety" in the IOM Domain field box, scroll to the bottom of page, and select Search).