NQF Endorses Eight Patient Safety Measures

November 14, 2014    |   By: Calevir

A continued focus on the need for measurement in patient safety has led to the endorsement by the National Quality Forum of eight measures related to patient safety conditions. These include NHSN’s CAUTI and CLABSI outcome measures, Prevention of catheter-related blood stream infections, severe sepsis and septic shock, radiology-based exposure and AHRQs’ general and pediatric composite safety measures. The NQF will consider appeals relating to these measures through December 12.

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