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Pediatric Quality Indicators Technical Specifications

Pediatric Quality Indicators Technical Specifications Updates - Version v2019 (ICD 10-CM/PCS), July 2019

  • Updated Pediatric Quality Indicators Technical Specifications (PDF Format), Version v2019 (Zip File)

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    Temporarily Unavailable. An updated version is forthcoming.

  • NQI 02 Neonatal Mortality Rate

    Not currently available in v2019

Retired Indicators

Effective v2019, the following indicators have been retired. For additional information, refer to the retirement announcements: Indicators Retirement Announcement.

  • NQI 01 Neonatal Iatrogenic Pneumothorax Rate
  • PDI 02 Pressure Ulcer Rate
  • PDI 03 Retained Surgical Item or Unretrieved Device Fragment Count
  • PDI 06 RACHS-1 Pediatric Heart Surgery Mortality Rate
  • PDI 07 RACHS-1 Pediatric Heart Surgery Volume
  • PDI 11 Postoperative Wound Dehiscence Rate
  • PDI 13 Transfusion Reaction Count
  • PDI 17 Perforated Appendix Admission Rate
  • PDI 19 Pediatric Safety for Selected Indicators Composite

Pediatric Quality Indicators Technical Specifications for SAS and WinQI ICD-10 version v2018 can be found here.

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