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Release Notes:
Data Element
Version 2010A1

Data Element Name: Performance Measure Identifier
Collected For: Transmission, Aggregate Data File ,

  • Please see the Transmission section in this manual or the applicable version of the ORYX® Technical Implementation Guide for details.
Definition:A unique numeric identification number that The Joint Commission assigns to measures. This number may be used to identify Health Care Organization (HCO)-Level performance measure data. Measures may frequently be referred to by the alphanumeric set measure ID# that starts each measure short name (i.e., AMI-7, HF-3, PN-4, etc.). This code is only used for reference purposes and should NOT be used during data transmission.

A complete list of performance measure identifiers used to transmit data to The Joint Commission is found in the National Hospital Quality Measure Data Transmission section in this manual.

Suggested Data Collection Question:Not Applicable
Allowable Values:


Notes for Abstraction:None
Suggested Data Sources:

Does not apply, assigned by The Joint Commission.

Additional Notes:
Guidelines for Abstraction:
Inclusion Exclusion
None None

Performance Measure Identifier
Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Core Measures (2010A1)
Discharges 04-01-10 (2Q10) through 09-30-10 (3Q10)