SAS QI®, Version 5.0

The QI/STAT modules are programs that run in the SAS statistical software package. To use these modules, users must have access to SAS which may be purchased from The SAS Institute.

Most components for running the software are included in the zip file below. The population files are now a separate download and may be used for Area-level indicators. The software documentation describes the procedures for implementing the AHRQ Quality Indicators and highlights features of the analytic approach of particular interest to users. The user must provide a hospital discharge data file in the specified format.

Software Instructions

Quality Indicators Module Software

PQI Module PSI Module
  • PQI SAS Software (ZIP) - Version 5.0 (5.0.2), December 15, 2015 (Software temporarily unavailable. Updated version forthcoming... )
  • (SHA1 (v2.5): C6837784D809CB41F525694A3EACC264D9B42856)
  • PQI #9 SAS Software (ZIP) - Version 5.0, March 2015 (Software temporarily unavailable. Updated version forthcoming... ) (SHA1 (v2.5): 45FE1076CC7E1C6CF323F789C170A44825ACE628)
   
IQI Module PDI Module
  • PDI SAS Software (ZIP) - Version 5.0 (5.0.2), December 15, 2015 (SHA1 (v2.5): 937CAB2AA70C52B8041891B9FE8D57CE299967C3)

The SAS 4.5a version of the QI modules can be found on the Archives page.


ICD-10 Software (SAS QI v5.0 Alpha version)

In addition to 4.5 ICD-10 Alpha software, AHRQ provides an alpha copy of SAS QI v5.0 version software for organizations to test data that they have converted to ICD-10. The Alpha version of the ICD-10 software and accompanying information can be found here (Posted: 12/15/2015) — New!

AHRQ is working on releasing the SAS 6.0 production version by spring 2016 that will be ICD-10 compatible.


ICD-10 Software (SAS QI v4.5 Alpha version)

AHRQ provides free software for organizations to test data that they have converted to ICD-10, to help the organizations identify any impacts that may have occurred due to that data conversion. The Alpha version of the ICD-10 software and accompanying information can be found here (Posted: 3/13/2015)

The SAS 5.0 version is ICD-9 compatible. The SAS 6.0 version will be ICD-10 compatible. For those users who will have 2015 ICD-10 data can use the Alpha version of ICD-10 that was just released by AHRQ.