Outpatient Imaging Efficiency Core Measures by Hospital

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This dataset includes the hospital data for the Outpatient Imaging Efficiency Core Measures. These Core Measures gives information about the hospitals’ use of medical imaging tests for outpatients. Examples of medical imaging tests include CT Scans, MRIs, and mammograms.

Complexity

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has adopted six Core Measures which capture the quality of outpatient care in the area of imaging. CMS notes that the purpose of these Core Measures is to promote high-quality efficient care. Each of the measures currently utilizes both the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) claims and Physician Part B claims in the calculations. These calculations are based on the administrative claims of the Medicare fee-for-service population. Hospitals do not submit additional data for these measures. The measures on the use of medical imaging show how often a hospital provides specific imaging tests for Medicare beneficiaries under circumstances where they may not be medically appropriate. Lower percentages suggest the more efficient use of medical imaging. The purpose of reporting these measures is to reduce unnecessary exposure to contrast materials and/or radiation, to ensure adherence to evidence-based medicine and practice guidelines, and to prevent wasteful use of Medicare resources. The measures only apply to Medicare patients treated in hospital outpatient departments.

Date Created

2014-05-14

Last Modified

2019-04-24

Version

2019-04-24

Update Frequency

Annual

Temporal Coverage

Irregular

Spatial Coverage

United States

Source

John Snow Labs; Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Hospital Compare Data;

Source License URL

Source License Requirements

N/A

Source Citation

N/A

Keywords

Core Measures, CMS Quality Measures, CMS Core Measures, Outpatient Imaging Efficiency Core Measures, Imaging Tests for Outpatients, Imaging Tests for Medicare Beneficiaries, CMS Core Quality Measures

Other Titles

Medical Imaging Tests For Hospital Outpatient Departments, CMS Core Measures by Hospital, Hospital Outpatient Imaging Efficiency Data

NameDescriptionTypeConstraints
Provider_IDCMS certification number (CCN). Identification number of the hospital within the CMS dataset.integerlevel : Nominal
Hospital_NameName of the hospital (also referred to as the provider).string-
AddressMain street address information of the hospital.string-
CityMailing city. The city in the main street address of the hospital.string-
State_AbbreviationTwo-letter state abbreviation in the mailing address of the hospital. This includes information on hospitals in:string-
Zip_Code5 digit postal zip code in the mailing address of the hospital.integerlevel : Nominal
CountyMailing county of the hospital.string-
Phone_NumberMain phone number of the hospital. 3-digit area code plus 7-digit telephone number.integerlevel : Nominal
Measure_IDThe measure identification (ID) of the Outpatient Imaging Efficiency measures.string-
Measure_NameThe measure name of the Outpatient Imaging Efficiency measures.string-
ScoreThe overall score for Outpatient Imaging Efficiency measures.numberlevel : Ratio
Footnote_CodeIt represents the code for an additional piece of information given separately for the compiled data.integerlevel : Nominal
Footnote_DescriptionFootnote describes an additional piece of information given separately for the compiled data.string-
Measure_Start_DateThe first day the data measures were collected. The date format is YYYY-MM-DD.date-
Measure_End_DateThe last day the data measures were collected. The date format is YYYY-MM-DD.date-
LatitudeIdentifies the geographical location Latitude.number-
LongitudeIdentifies the geographical location Longitude.number-
Provider IDHospital NameAddressCityState AbbreviationZip CodeCountyPhone NumberMeasure IDMeasure NameScoreFootnote CodeFootnote DescriptionMeasure Start DateMeasure End DateLatitudeLongitude
10005MARSHALL MEDICAL CENTER SOUTH2505 U S HIGHWAY 431 NORTHBOAZAL35957MARSHALL2565938310OP-10Abdomen CT Use of Contrast Material14.92016-07-012017-06-30
10005MARSHALL MEDICAL CENTER SOUTH2505 U S HIGHWAY 431 NORTHBOAZAL35957MARSHALL2565938310OP-11Thorax CT Use of Contrast Material7.42016-07-012017-06-30
10005MARSHALL MEDICAL CENTER SOUTH2505 U S HIGHWAY 431 NORTHBOAZAL35957MARSHALL2565938310OP-13Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery4.32016-07-012017-06-30
10005MARSHALL MEDICAL CENTER SOUTH2505 U S HIGHWAY 431 NORTHBOAZAL35957MARSHALL2565938310OP-14Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time1.02016-07-012017-06-30
10005MARSHALL MEDICAL CENTER SOUTH2505 U S HIGHWAY 431 NORTHBOAZAL35957MARSHALL2565938310OP-8MRI Lumbar Spine for Low Back Pain44.02016-07-012017-06-30
10005MARSHALL MEDICAL CENTER SOUTH2505 U S HIGHWAY 431 NORTHBOAZAL35957MARSHALL2565938310OP-9Mammography Follow-up Rates6.72016-07-012017-06-30
10012DEKALB REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER200 MED CENTER DRIVEFORT PAYNEAL35968DE KALB2568453150OP-10Abdomen CT Use of Contrast Material7.62016-07-012017-06-30
10012DEKALB REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER200 MED CENTER DRIVEFORT PAYNEAL35968DE KALB2568453150OP-11Thorax CT Use of Contrast Material3.32016-07-012017-06-30
10012DEKALB REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER200 MED CENTER DRIVEFORT PAYNEAL35968DE KALB2568453150OP-13Outpatients who got cardiac imaging stress tests before low-risk outpatient surgery5.22016-07-012017-06-30
10012DEKALB REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER200 MED CENTER DRIVEFORT PAYNEAL35968DE KALB2568453150OP-14Outpatients with brain CT scans who got a sinus CT scan at the same time1.52016-07-012017-06-30