Print
Print
NQF

Quality Positioning System (QPS)

Measure Description Display Information

0378: Hematology: Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS): Documentation of Iron Stores in Patients Receiving Erythropoietin Therapy
0378
Hematology: Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS): Documentation of Iron Stores in Patients Receiving Erythropoietin Therapy
STEWARD: American Society of Hematology
Measure Description:
Percentage of patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) who are receiving erythropoietin therapy with documentation of iron stores within 60 days prior to initiating erythropoietin therapy
Numerator Statement:
Patients with documentation of iron stores within 60 days prior to initiating erythropoietin therapy
Denominator Statement:
All patients aged 18 years and older with a diagnosis of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) who are receiving erythropoietin therapy
Exclusions:
Documentation of system reason(s) for not documenting iron stores prior to initiating erythropoietin therapy
Risk Adjustment:
No risk adjustment or risk stratification
Classification:
Measure Type:
Process
Measure Format:
measure
Condition:
Hematologic, Cancer
Non-Condition Specific:
Safety: Medication, Safety
Care Setting:
Outpatient Services
National Quality Strategy Priorities:
Effective Communication and Care Coordination
Actual/Planned Use:
Data Source:
Registry Data
Level of Analysis:
Clinician: Group/Practice, Clinician: Individual
Target Population:
Elderly
Measure Selection Attributes (Learn more):
Measure Steward Contact Information:
For additional measure specification information, please contact the Measure Steward.
Organization Name:
American Society of Hematology
Email Address:
Website URL:


Measure Disclaimer:
Please see the copyright statement above in AD.6 for disclaimer information.
2
0
Status
Current Activity:
Annual Update: Undergoing Annual Update
Endorsement Removed
Last Updated Date:
May 13, 2019
Corresponding Measures:
Not Available
View Specifications:
Measure History:
Measure(s) Considered in Harmonization Request
${HarmonizationAssositeMeasures}
0
NQF Disclaimer: Measures may be used for non-commercial implementation and/or reporting of performance data. Contact the Measure Steward if you wish to use the measure for another purpose. NQF is not responsible for the application or outcomes of measures.