Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Measures (v2018A)
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Release Notes:
Data Element
Version 2018A

Data Element Name: Measurement Value
Collected For: CSTK, HBIPS, PC, Calculation, Transmission, Hospital Clinical Data File, Used in the calculation of the Joint Commission's aggregate data, Continuous Variable Measures and in the transmission of the Hospital Clinical Data file

  • The ORYX Vendor's calculated Measurement Value will be transmitted to The Joint Commission on a quarterly basis with the associated hospital clinical data. These measure results will be used in the Joint Commission's data quality analysis and continuous measure verification process. ORYX Vendors can refer to the Joint Commission's ORYX Data Quality Manual for more information.
  • Measurement Value must be transmitted to The Joint Commission but cannot be transmitted to CMS. Files transmitted to the CMS Clinical Warehouse that contain Measurement Value will be rejected.
Definition:This data element is used to store the calculated results of the measurements that are outputs from continuous variable measure algorithms.

Used in conjunction with Measure Category Assignment when its allowable value = ā€œDā€ (In Measure Population).
Suggested Data Collection Question:Not Applicable
Occurs:One Measurement Value is expected per EOC for every continuous variable measure that a hospital is participating in.
Allowable Values:

Any valid number
Notes for Abstraction:None
Suggested Data Sources:

Not Applicable
Additional Notes:
Guidelines for Abstraction:
Inclusion Exclusion
  • None
  • None

Measurement Value
Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Measures (v2018A)
Discharges 07-01-18 (3Q18) through 12-31-18 (4Q18)