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APPENDIX V

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Provider (hospital)-level PSIs (n = 19)

  • Death in low-mortality diagnosis-related groups (PSI 02)

  • Pressure ulcer rate (PSI 03)

  • Death among surgical inpatients with treatable serious complications (PSI 04)

  • Foreign body left in during procedure (PSI 05)

  • Iatrogenic pneumothorax rate (PSI 06)

  • Central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection rate (PSI 07)

  • Postoperative hip fracture rate (PSI 08)

  • Perioperative hemorrhage or hematoma rate (PSI 09)

  • Postoperative physiologic and metabolic derangements (PSI 10)

  • Postoperative respiratory failure rate (PSI 11)

  • Postoperative pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis rate (PSI 12)

  • Postoperative sepsis rate (PSI 13)

  • Postoperative wound dehiscence rate (PSI 14)

  • Accidental puncture or laceration rate (PSI 15)

  • Transfusion reaction count (PSI 16)

  • Birth trauma rate—injury to neonate (PSI 17)

  • Obstetric trauma rate—vaginal delivery with instrument (PSI 18)

  • Obstetric trauma rate—vaginal delivery without instrument (PSI 19)

  • Patient safety for selected indicators (PSI 90)

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Area-level indicators (e.g., county, state) (n = 7)

  • Foreign body left in during procedure (PSI 21)

  • Iatrogenic pneumothorax rate (PSI 22)

  • Central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection rate (PSI 23)

  • Postoperative wound dehiscence rate (PSI 24)

  • Accidental puncture or laceration rate (PSI 25)

  • Transfusion reaction rate (PSI 26)

  • Postoperative hemorrhage or hematoma rate (PSI 27)

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Reprinted from Patient Safety Indicators. A Tool to Help Assess Quality and Safety of Care to Adults in the Hospital [brochure]. AHRQ Publication No. 15-M053-4-EF. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 2015. Available at: http://www.qualityindicators.ahrq.gov/Downloads/Modules/PSI/V50/PSI_Brochure.pdf.

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