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MU Stage 1 - Core Measures

Core 7 : Record Demographics

Measure Overview : Record the following patient demographics.

  • DOB
  • Gender
  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Preferred Language

Denominator : Number of unique patients seen by the Provider during the EHR reporting period.

Numerator : Number of patients in the denominator who have all the elements of demographics (or a specific exclusion if the patient declined to provide one or more elements or if recording an element is contrary to state law) recorded as structured data.

Stage 1 Goal : 50%

Exclusion : None

ChARM EHR Workflow :

You can record these demographic details while registering patients. If patients didn't prefer to specify Race, Ethnicity or Language choose 'Declined to specify' option.

For existing patients, you can update these details by using 'Edit Demographics' option under Patient Details section.

For more information, refer to the CMS guideline for this measure