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Cardiovascular Conditions, 2015-2016 - Final Report 

Date of Publication:
MAY 2016
Associated Project:
Cardiovascular Measures 2015
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. NQF’s cardiovascular measures portfolio is one of the largest. In phase 3 of this project, the Cardiovascular Standing Committee evaluated a total of 26 measures, 13 maintenance measures and 13 new measures, against NQF’s standard evaluation criteria. Seventeen measures were recommended for endorsement by the Committee, and one eMeasure was recommended for approval for trial use. The Committee did not recommend 7 measures for endorsement, and 1 measure recommendation was deferred to phase 4.