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Reg-ent℠ 2016 PQRS Measures

Reg-ent℠ 2016 PQRS Measures

The Reg-ent ENT Clinical Data Registry offered the following 37 PQRS and non-PQRS measures to satisfy 2016 PQRS reporting requirements.  

Registry-Supported PQRS Measures

Patient Safety

  • #21 - Perioperative Care: Selection of Prophylactic Antibiotic – First OR Second Generation Cephalosporin Patient Safety
  • #22 - Perioperative Care: Discontinuation of Prophylactic Parenteral Antibiotics (Non-Cardiac Procedures)
  • #23 - Perioperative Care: Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prophylaxis (When Indicated in ALL Patients)
  • #130 - Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record
  • #154 - Falls: Risk Assessment

Communication and Care Coordination

  • #46 - Medication Reconciliation 
  • #47 - Care Plan 
  • #155 - Falls: Plan of Care
  • #265 - Biopsy Follow-Up

Effective Clinical Care

  • #53 - Asthma: Pharmacologic Therapy for Persistent Asthma – Ambulatory Care Setting
  • #91 - Acute Otitis Externa (AOE): Topical Therapy
  • #267 - Sleep Apnea: Assessment of Sleep Symptoms
  • #277 - Sleep Apnea: Severity Assessment at Initial Diagnosis  
  • #278 - Sleep Apnea: Positive Airway Pressure Therapy Prescribed  
  • #279 - Sleep Apnea: Assessment of Adherence to Positive Airway Pressure Therapy 
  • #398 - Optimal Asthma Control 

Efficiency and Cost Reduction

  • #65 - Appropriate Treatment for Children with Upper Respiratory Infection (URI)
  • #66 - Appropriate Testing for Children with Pharyngitis
  • #93 - Acute Otitis Externa (AOE): Systemic Antimicrobial Therapy – Avoidance of Inappropriate Use
  • #331 - Adult Sinusitis: Antibiotic Prescribed for Acute Sinusitis (Overuse)
  • #332 - Adult Sinusitis: Appropriate Choice of Antibiotic: Amoxicillin With or Without Clavulanate Prescribed for Patients with Acute Bacterial Sinusitis
  • #333 - Adult Sinusitis: Computerized Tomography (CT) for Acute Sinusitis (Overuse)
  • #334 - Adult Sinusitis: More than One Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan Within 90 Days for Chronic Sinusitis (Overuse)

Community/Population Health

  • #110 - Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization
  • #111 - Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults  
  • #128 - Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Plan
  • #131 - Pain Assessment and Follow-Up
  • #226 - Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention
  • #317 - Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for High Blood Pressure and Follow-Up Documented
  • #402 - Tobacco Use and Help with Quitting Among Adolescents

Registry-Supported Non-PQRS Measures

Effective Clinical Care

  • HNS 37 - Otitis Media with Effusion: Diagnostic Evaluation – Assessment of Tympanic Membrane Mobility

Patient Safety

  • HNS 42 - Tonsillectomy: Primary Post-Tonsillectomy Hemorrhage in Children
  • HNS 43 - Tonsillectomy: Primary Post-Tonsillectomy Hemorrhage in Adults
  • HNS 44 - Tonsillectomy: Secondary Post-Tonsillectomy Hemorrhage in Children
  • HNS 45 - Tonsillectomy: Secondary Post-Tonsillectomy Hemorrhage in Adults

Person and Caregiver-Centered Experiences and Outcomes

  • HNS 46 - Otitis Media with Effusion: Resolution of Otitis Media with Effusion in Children
  • HNS 47 - Otitis Media with Effusion: Resolution of Otitis Media with Effusion in Adults

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