NHIA seeks feedback on outcomes elements
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Home Infusion Association is accepting stakeholder comments on newly revised Definitions for Patient Outcomes Data Elements to be used in the collection of data to assess the safety, effectiveness and efficiency of home and specialty infusion care. Providers, nurses, physicians, pharmacists, payers, accreditors and other healthcare professionals can submit feedback on NHIA’s website. The revised definitions are part of the association’s ongoing efforts to establish field-specific demographic, operational and clinical quality benchmarks. The latest iteration of definitions builds upon and updates previous definition established in 2012. Revised definitions include adverse drug reaction, ER use, unscheduled hospitalization, access device events, medication error and therapy complete.