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Promoting Interoperability Objectives and Measures

For information available on the Help Center for the below Objectives and Measures, click here.

To qualify for participation in the EHR Incentive Program in 2019 each EP must be utilizing CEHRT for a continuous 90-day period. The last 90 days of 2019 is October 3rd through December 31st. However, EPs must also demonstrate their utilization of CEHRT through Automated Measures. Click here to view a detail of those measures as defined by CMS.  Below is a summary:

  1. Protect Health Information: Conduct a security risk assessment. (Attest only)
  2. Electronic Prescribing:  (Measure calculation found in OP software QIC)
  • >60% of all permissible prescriptions written by EP are queried for a drug formulary and transmitted electronically.
  1. Clinical Decision Support: (Attest only)
  • Implement five CDS interventions related to four or more CQMs.  
  • Enable drug-drug and drug-allergy checking.
  1. CPOE:  (Measure calculation found in OP software QIC)
  • >60% medication orders using CPOE.
  • >60% laboratory orders using CPOE.
  • >60% radiology orders using CPOE.
  1. Patient Electronic Access to Health Information:  (Measure calculation found in OP Patient Portal)
  • >80% of all unique patients seen (or their authorized representative) by EP are provided timely access to view online, download, and transmit their health information. The patient’s health information must be made available through any application of the patient’s choice, including the OP Patient Portal or through an app configured to meet our API requirements.
  • >35% of unique patients (or their authorized representative) have been given electronic access to patient-specific education resources.
  1. Coordination of Care through Patient Engagement (all three measures must be reported, but the EP only needs to meet the threshold of two measures):  (Measure calculation found in OP Patient Portal)
  • >5% of all unique patients (or their authorized representatives) view, download or transmit their health information to a third party or access their health information through API or a combination of both.
  • A secure message is sent to or in response to a secure message sent by the patient or their authorized representative for >5% of unique patients.
  • Patient generated health data is incorporated into the EHR for >5%.
  1. Health Information Exchange (all three measures must be reported, but the EP only needs to meet the threshold of two measures):  (Measure calculation found in OP software QIC)
  • >50% of transition of care and referrals, create and electronically exchange the summary of care record via Direct Messaging where receipt of the message is confirmed.
  • >40% of transitions or referrals received, the patient’s an electronic summary of care document into the patient record.
  • >80% of transitions or referrals received, a Clinical Information Reconciliation is performed for Medications, Medication Allergies, and Problem Lists.
  1. Public Health and Clinical Data Registry Reporting (EP must satisfy two measures): (Attest only)
  • Immunization Registry Reporting: The EP is in active engagement with an immunization registry.
  • Syndromic Surveillance Reporting: The EP is in active engagement to submit syndromic surveillance data.
  • Electronic Case Reporting: The EP is in active engagement to submit case reporting of reportable conditions.
  • Public Health Registry Reporting: The EP is in active engagement to submit data to public health registries.
  • CDR Reporting: The EP is in active engagement to submit data to a Clinical Data Repository (CDR).