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Table 7.1. Clinical Outcome Measure Summary

On-Time Quality Improvement Manual for Long-Term Care Facilities

Clinical OutcomesMeasure
Pressure ulcer ratesIncidence of new in-house acquired pressure ulcers at the unit level CMS quality measures (Nursing Home Compare Web site): High risk residents with pressure ulcers at the facility level
Weight lossCMS quality measures (Nursing Home Compare Web site): Weight loss at the facility level

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Internet Citation: Table 7.1. Clinical Outcome Measure Summary: On-Time Quality Improvement Manual for Long-Term Care Facilities. January 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/long-term-care/resources/ontime/ontimeqimanual/qimanltab7-1.html