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Hypoglycemia - Evaluation of All Episodes

Does every episode of hypoglycemia have to be evaluated for DSPM.1 EP.3.a if it is or is not a performance measure?

Any examples are for illustrative purposes only.

All episodes of hypoglycemia have to be evaluated for root cause and causes need to be aggregated and analyzed for system issues. The "Topics" library available from our website offers an example of a framework for conducting a root cause analysis. However, this specific framework is not mandated as there are other root cause analysis tools available that may better meet the needs of the organization.  The following link will take you to our website where our tool may be downloaded:  Framework for Conducting a Root Cause Analysis and Action Plan
Manual: Advanced DSC - Inpatient Diabetes
Chapter: Performance Measurement DSPM
First published date: April 11, 2016 This Standards FAQ was first published on this date.
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