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Public Comment

Type:
Process

Stroke-01: Suspected Stroke Receiving Prehospital Stroke Assessment


Description

To measure the percentage of suspected stroke patients who had a stroke assessment performed by EMS

Numerator

Number of suspected stroke patients who had a stroke assessment performed (CPSS, LAMS, etc.)

Denominator

Patients with a provider impression of stroke originating from a 911 request

Rationale

Stroke assessments using prehospital stroke assessment tools can screen for stroke and affect patient destinations

Pseudocode Numerator

eVitals.30 - Stroke Scale Type is not null
(
3330001 - Cincinnati
3330003 - Los Angeles
3330005 - Massachusetts
3330007 - Miami Emergency Neurologic Deficit (MEND)
3330009 - NIH
3330013 - F.A.S.T. Exam
)
OR
eVitals.29 Stroke Scale Score = is not null

Pseudocode Denominator

Where: eSituation.11 Provider’s Primary Impression contains (ICD-10 codes: I63% or G45%)
OR
eSituation.12 Provider’s Secondary Impression contains (ICD-10 codes: I63% or G45%)
WHERE eResponse.05 - Type of Service Requested = 2205001 - 911 Response (Scene)

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