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Clinical Quality Measures Report - Hypertension: Improvement in Blood Pressure

Overview
Percentage of patients aged 18-85 years of ago with a diagnosis of hypertension whose blood pressure improved during the measurement period.

A patient will be in the denominator when they have all of the following- 

  • An age of 18-85 years
  • A Visit within the first 6 months of your reporting period
  • a Hypertension diagnosis with an Onset Date matching the Procedure Date of their visit
  • A Systolic Blood Pressure LNC code added or imported as a Laboratory Order with a Received Date matching the Procedure Date of their visit and a value >140 

A patient will be in the numerator when they have either of the following- 

  • A second Visit at least 6 months after their first, and also within your reporting period
  • A second Systolic Blood Pressure LNC code added or imported as a Laboratory Order with a Received Date matching the Procedure Date of their second visit and a value <140

OR

  • A second Visit at least 6 months after their first, and also within your reporting period
  • A Delta Systolic Blood Pressure LNC code added or imported as a Laboratory Order with a Received Date matching the Procedure Date of their second visit and a value >=10
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