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smoking cessation education program
cancer care improvementcardiac surgery outcomescare coordinationcommunity acquired pneumonia
compliance with medical staff influenza vaccination policycongestive heart failure outcomes
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Objective: To increase the number of patients (children and adults) who receive smoking cessation counseling from their physician in an outpatient setting.

Outcome:

Measure

Year over Year Performance Indicator

Outpatient Smoking Status Assessment*

Performance equal to or above 2010 APP result

Outpatient Smoking Cessation Counseling for Adults

Performance shortfall year over year is 5% or greater

Pediatric Second Hand Smoking Assessment* Performance equal to or above 2010 APP result
Pediatric Second Hand Smoking Counseling Performance equal to or above 2010 APP result

*Measure had an increased performance threshold in 2011. 

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