DESCRIPTION: 

Percentage of patients 65 years of age and older who were screened for future fall risk during the measurement period


IMPROVEMENT NOTATION:

Higher score indicates better quality


INITIAL POPULATION:

Patients aged 65 years and older with a visit during the measurement period


DENOMINATOR:

Equals Initial Population

DENOMINATOR EXCLUSIONS:

None

DENOMINATOR EXCEPTIONS:

Documentation of medical reason(s) for not screening for fall risk (eg, patient is not ambulatory)


NUMERATOR:

Patients who were screened for future fall risk at least once within the measurement period

NUMERATOR EXCLUSIONS: 

Not Applicable