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Quality Measures

The comprehensive list of quality metrics under Bridge are listed below. 

As new quality metrics are introduced, the Bridge Initiative will incorporate them into a unified framework.

Measure

Population

Description

Frequency

Body Mass Indicator

M/F: >18

Measure height and weight (calc. BMI); document appropriate follow-up

Annual

Breast Cancer Screening

F: 50-75

Mammogram

2 years

Cervical Cancer Screening

F: 21-64

  • Cervical Cytology

  • Cervical Cytology/HPV co-testing for those 30+

Cervical Cytology: 3 years

Co-testing: 5 years

Colorectal Cancer Screening

M/F: 50-75

  • FOBT

  • Flexible Sig

  • Colonoscopy

FOBT: Annual

Flex Sig: 5 years

Colonoscopy: 10 years

Controlling High Blood Pressure

Hypertensive Pts: 18-85

Most recent BP
< 140/90

Annual

Diabetes A1c Control

Diabetic Pts: 18-75

A1c < 9

Annual

Diabetes A1c Testing

Diabetic Pts: 18-75

A1c lab test

Annual

Diabetes Eye Exam

Diabetic Pts: 18-75

  • Dilated Eye Exam

  • Retinal Photograph

Annual

Diabetes Nephropathy Screening

Diabetic Pts: 18-75

  • Urine Protein Tests

  • ACE/ARB Prescription

  • Dialysis

Annual

High Risk Medication in the Elderly

M/F: >66

Prescription for HRM

Annual

Infant Immunizations (Combo 10)

M/F: By age 2

Combo 10*

Appropriate counts by vaccine*

Influenza Immunization

M/F: >6 mo.

Receive Influenza Immunization

Annual

Pediatric Upper Respiratory Infection

M/F: 3 mo-18 yrs

Pts did not receive antibiotic for URI diagnosis

Within 3 days of diagnosis

Pneumococcal Vaccination

M/F: >65

Receive Pneumococcal Vaccine

Once

Well Child Checkup for 0-15 months old

M/F: 0-15 mo.

Well Care Visit

6 visits at least 14 days apart

Well Child Checkup for 3-6 years old

M/F: 3-6 yrs

Well Care Visit

Annual

Well Child Checkup for 12-21 years old

M/F: 12-21 yrs

Well Care Visit

Annual

*Combo 10: 4 DTaP, 3 IPV, 1 MMR, 3 HiB, 3 Hep B, 1 VZV, 4 PCV, 1 HepA, 3 RV, 2 Flu

Click here for a PDF version of CY 2018 Bridge Measures Operational Definitions.

If you have questions or support needs, please contact the Quality Safety Advisor responsible for your focus clinic area.