CAREWare Files to Calculate HAB Performance Measures

CAREWare Files to Calculate HAB Performance Measures

July 24, 2014
HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau

Below for download is the final set of performance measures for import into CAREWare.  Each file contains the main measure plus all the disparity files broken down by age, race/ethnicity, and gender.  See the description of the fields used to calculate these measures.

Attention CAREWare Users: These are final performance measure XML files and replace draft versions.

Main Core Measures

  • Core01 - HIV viral load suppression
  • Core02 - Prescription of HIV antiretroviral therapy
  • Core03 - Visit frequency
  • Core04 - Gap in visits

Strata

  • Race/Ethnicity:  Black, Hispanic, White, and Other (including missing and unknown race/ethnicity)
  • Gender:  Male, Female, and Transgender
  • Age (years):  0-12; 13-18; 19-24; 25-34; 35-44; 45-54; 55-64; and 65 and older

For ease of identification and sorting, each measure is assigned a specific code.  

Please send feedback on the measures to John Milberg or Marlene Matosky.

Steps for Adding the Files to CAREWare

  • You can delete the previously imported core measure and disparity stratifications by simply selecting the measure and hitting delete or using the F7 function key 
  • DOWNLOAD the XML file(s) (below) by RIGHT CLICKING THE FILE and selecting “save link as.” Place the file in an easy-to-find location
  • Next, go into the Performance Measures module in CAREWare and Select F10 Load from file (advanced)
  • Now point to the file that you just downloaded and import that file into CAREWare
  • Run the measures and make sure they are accurate

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