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National Quality Forum Endorses National Consensus Standards Promoting Accountability and Public Reporting
Date:8/5/2008

hocytic leukemia (CLL) - baseline flow cytometry*

-- Hematology: Multiple myeloma - treatment with bisphosphonates*

-- Radiation oncology: Treatment summary documented and communicated*

-- Medical oncology: Radiation dose limits to normal tissues*

-- Medical oncology and radiation oncology: Plan of care for pain*+ AND

-- Medical oncology and radiation oncology: Pain intensity quantified*+

-- Medical oncology: Chemotherapy for stage IIIA through IIIC colon cancer patients*

-- Oncology: Cancer stage documented*

-- Medical oncology: Hormonal therapy for stage IC through IIIC, ER/PR positive breast cancer

-- Prostate cancer: Three-dimensional radiotherapy*

-- Prostate cancer: Avoidance of overuse measure - isotope bone scan for staging low-risk patients*

-- Prostate cancer: Adjuvant hormonal therapy for high-risk patients*

-- Pathology: Breast cancer resection pathology reporting - pT category (primary tumor) and pN category (regional lymph nodes) with histologic grade*

-- Pathology: Colorectal cancer resection pathology reporting - pT category (primary tumor) and pN category (regional lymph nodes) with histologic grade*

Clinician-Level Infectious Diseases

-- Hepatitis C: Testing for chronic Hepatitis C - Confirmation of Hepatitis C viremia*

-- Hepatitis C: Counseling regarding use of contraception prior to antiviral treatment*

-- Hepatitis C: Hepatitis C RNA testing before initiating treatment*+ AND

-- Hepatitis C: HCV genotype testing prior to treatment*+

-- Hepatitis C: Prescribed antiviral therapy*

-- Hepatitis C: HCV RNA testing at week 12 of treatment*

-- Hepatitis C: Hepatitis A vaccination*+ AND

-- Hepatitis C: Hepatitis B vaccination *+

-- Hepatitis C: Counseling regarding risk of alcohol consumption*

-- Screening foreign-born adults for chronic Hepatitis B*

-- HIV/AIDS: Medical visit* '/>"/>

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