Hospital Outpatient Department
The primary purpose of these measures is to promote high quality care for patients receiving services in hospital outpatient settings.
The following are Hospital Outpatient Department chart abstracted measures used by The Joint Commission.
- OP-18 Median Time from ED Arrival to ED Department for Discharged ED Patients
- OP-23 Head CT or MRI Scan Results for Acute Ischemic Stroke or Hemorrhagic Stroke Patients Who Received Head CT or MRI Scan Interpretation Within 45 minutes of ED Arrival
Note: The Hospital Outpatient Quality measures were developed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide a uniform set of quality measures to be implemented in hospital outpatient settings.