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Clinical Quality Measures Report - Use of High-Risk Medications in the Elderly

Overview
Percentage of patients 66 years of age and older who were ordered high-risk medications. Two rates are reported.

a. Percentage of patients who were ordered at least one high-risk medication.
b. Percentage of patients who were ordered at least two of the same high-risk medication.

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

  • The patient needs to be 65 years old or older
  • A visit during your reporting period

A patient will be excluded from the denominators when:

  • The patient has hospice care during the reporting period.

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

  • One high risk medication with an Ordered Date within your reporting period

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

  • Two or more of the same high risk medication with Ordered Dates within your reporting period
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