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Which ED patients are included in the denominator for MU measures?
The recent clarification from CMS states that for CPOE, only patients admitted to inpatient units are included.  That significantly reduces the denominator to calculate the measure.  Is that true of all measures that include ED patients?  If ~50% of inpatients are admitted through the ED and we exclude ED patients discharged home, then would hospitals...

Answer Question   |  November 15, 2010  9:46 pm
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