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Interventional Cardiology

The PMC reviewed relevant performance measures and makes the following recommendations.

Printable version of the recommendations.

ACP supports this measure.

ID# NQF 0694

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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

ACP supports this measure.

ID# NQF 0964

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Therapy with ASA, P2Y12 inhibitor, and statin at discharge following PCI in eligible patients

Patients undergoing PCI who receive prescriptions for all medications (ASA, P2Y12 and statins) for which they are eligible for at discharge
Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015

ACP supports this measure.

ID# NQF 2459

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In-hospital Risk Adjusted Rate of Bleeding Events for Patients Undergoing PCI

Risk adjusted rate of intra and post procedure bleeding for all patients aged 18 and over undergoing PCI
Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015

ACP supports this measure.

ID# NQF 2474

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Cardiac Tamponade and/or Pericardiocentesis Following Atrial Fibrillation Ablation

Rate of cardiac tamponade and/or pericardiocentesis following atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation
Date Reviewed: November 7, 2015