NQF Releases 21 Nursing Home Quality Measures
The National Quality Forum recently released 21 nursing home quality measures that will take the place of 17 existing quality measures. According to NQF, the new measures aim to address "falls, infections, pressure ulcers and the general health of residents and patients." The measures also will be included as part of CMS' Nursing Home Compare website.
- "NQF Endorses 21 Nursing Home Measures" (Barr, Modern Healthcare, 3/3).