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Stage 2 Core Measure 1

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Objective:Use computerized provider order entry for medication, laboratory, and radiology orders directly entered by any licensed healthcare professional who can enter orders into the medical record per State, local, and professional guidelines.
Measure:

  1. More than 60 percent of medication orders created by the EP during the EHR reporting period are recorded using computerized provider order entry;
  2. More than 30 percent of laboratory orders created by the EP during the EHR reporting period are recorded using computerized provider order entry; and
  3. More than 30 percent of radiology orders created by the EP during the EHR reporting period are recorded using computerized provider order entry.
Exclusion:
  1. For Measure A, any EP who writes fewer than 100 medication orders during the EHR reporting period.
  2. For Measure B, any EP who writes fewer than 100 laboratory orders during the EHR reporting period.
  3. For Measure C, any EP who writes fewer than 100 radiology orders during the EHR reporting period.

CMS Specification Sheet

TennCare Notes
This objective and measure establishes a progression from its Stage 1 counterpart, Core Measure 1. The objective has been expanded to include laboratory and radiology orders in addition to medication orders. In Stage 1, this measure had only one numerator and denominator based on medication orders. For Stage 2, EPs will be required to attest to three sets of numerators and denominators differentiated by type of computerized provider order entry (CPOE): medication orders, laboratory orders, and radiology orders. Note that the thresholds are lower for laboratory and radiology orders. Additionally, each measure has a corresponding exclusion.