Menu 2: Electronic Notes

Objective

Record electronic notes in patient records.

Measure

Enter at least one electronic progress note created, edited and signed/locked by an eligible professional for more than 30% of unique patients with at least one office visit during the EHR reporting period. The text of the electronic note must be text searchable and may contain drawings and other content. 

  • DENOMINATOR: Number of unique patients with at least one office visit during the EHR reporting period for eligible providers during the EHR reporting period. 
  • NUMERATOR: The number of unique patients in the denominator who have at least one electronic progress note from an eligible professional recorded as text searchable data. 
  • THRESHOLD: The resulting percentage must be more than 30% in order for an eligible professional to meet this measure. 

Exclusion

Any eligible provider who has no office visits during the EHR reporting period. 

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