Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Measures (v2019A1)
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Data Element
Version 2019A1

Name:Certification Type
Collected For: CSTK-01, CSTK-03, CSTK-04, CSTK-05, CSTK-06, CSTK-07, CSTK-08, CSTK-09, CSTK-11, CSTK-12, Joint Commission Only, Transmission, Hospital Clinical Data File
Definition:The certification program designation awarded to the site.
Question:What is the certification designation for the site?
Format:
Length:10
Type:Alphanumeric
Occurs:1
Allowable Values:

TSC = Thrombectomy-capable Stroke Center (TSC) program (follow up will be with CSTK-02 measure).
CSC = Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC) program (follow up will be with CSTK-10 measure).
PSC = Primary Stroke Center (PSC)
Notes for Abstraction:NA
Suggested Data Sources:
  • Not applicable
NA – consult The Joint Commission Certification program for more information.
Additional Notes: Hospitals should inform the ORYX vendor submitting the patient data of the type of certification program designation awarded to the site that treated the patient.
Guidelines for Abstraction:
Inclusion Exclusion

Certification Type
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Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Measures (v2019A1)
Discharges 10-01-19 through 12-31-19 (4Q19)

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