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Hospital Risk-Standardized Complication Rate Following Implantation of ICD

This measure provides hospital specific risk-standardized rates of procedural complications following the implantation of an ICD in patients at least 65 year of age. At present, the measure uses clinical data available in the National Cardiovascular Data Registry ICD registry for risk adjustment that has been linked with administrative claims data using direct and indirect patient identifiers to identify procedural complications

Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015

Measure Info

NQF 0694NQF EndorsedCQMC Core Measure
Measure Steward: 
American College of Cardiology
Clinical Topic Area: 
Interventional Cardiology

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Data Source: 

ACP supports this measure because the risk-adjustment is validated and extensive.