Clinical Quality Measures
Measure Description: Percentage of patients 65 years of age and older who have ever received a pneumococcal vaccine
Denominator: Patients 65 years of age and older with a visit during the measurement period
Numerator: Patients who have ever received a pneumococcal vaccination
Measure Calculation in ChARM EHR: AUTOMATIC and MANUAL
This measure is calculated based on the Pneumococcal Vaccine administered for patients.
To satisfy this measure, Pneumococcal vaccine needs to be administered for patients with Age >= 65 years. Record the Pneumococcal vaccine administered under Patient Dashboard > Vaccines section. Alternatively, the vaccination procedure can also be recorded under 'Encounter > MU' section to satisfy this measure.
Denominator Exclusion: You can manually exclude a patient from denominator, based on the conditions listed below under 'Encounter > MU' section.