AHRQ--Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Advancing Excellence in Health Care

Patient Safety Indicators Technical Specifications

Patient Safety Indicators Technical Specifications Updates - Version v2018 and v2018.0.1 (ICD 10), June 2018

  • Updated Patient Safety Indicators Technical Specifications (PDF Format), Version 2018 (Zip File)

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  • PSI 90 Patient Safety for Selected Indicators

    Not currently available for ICD 10.

Retired Indicators

The AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators (IQIs) contain two types of indicators, including those measured at the area (or geographic) level and those measured at the provider (or hospital) level. Effective v7.0, the following indicators have been retired. For additional information, refer to the retirement announcements: PSI Area Level Hospital

  • PSI 21 Retained Surgical Item or Unretrieved Device Fragment Rate
  • PSI 22 Iatrogenic Pneumothorax Rate
  • PSI 23 Central Venous Catheter-Related Blood Stream Infection Rate
  • PSI 24 Postoperative Wound Dehiscence Rate
  • PSI 25 Accidental Puncture or Laceration Rate
  • PSI 26 Transfusion Reaction Rate
  • PSI 27 Perioperative Hemorrhage or Hematoma Rate

Patient Safety Indicators Technical Specifications for SAS and WinQI ICD-10 version v7.0 can be found here.

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