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Medication Documentation for Elective Outpatient Surgery Patients

Clinicians are responsible for documenting all medications and allergies before performing a procedure on a patient, to reduce medication errors and adverse drug events. Hospitals report on their practices and procedures ensuring medication safety can help ensure a safer procedure.

 

Reporting Period 

  • Surveys submitted prior to September 1: 01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019 or 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020
  • Surveys (re)submitted on or after September 1: 07/01/2020 - 06/30/2021

Patients Included in the Measure

  • Outpatients (Patients who are admitted and discharged on the same day)

  • Adults and Children