Updates on Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs) for Use in CMS Programs — 1.5 C.E.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Archived

2:00 PM ET

This 90-minute event will provide an overview of the new Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) PSI 90 composite used in the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program, Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program, and the Hospital Compare Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating. Topics will include the background on the PSIs, updates to PSIs in the version 6.0 specification, purpose of recalibration and changes to PSIs because of recalibration, summary of scientific acceptability testing, key resources, transitioning to ICD-10, and implications for CMS programs.

Alex Bohl, PhD
Project Director
Recalibration of the AHRQ PSIs for CMS Programs Contract
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Joseph Clift, EdD, MS, PMP
Measures Lead
HAC Reduction Program
Division of Quality Measurement
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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