Reporting And Data

NRHP QI - Age Appropriate Vital Signs within 20 Minutes of Discharge from Emergency Department

Latest Update: October 14, 2020

Reporting Information

NRHP member facilities report on this quality indicator developed by the NRHP Risk Manager Work Group, which tracks whether patients in the Emergency Department had their vital signs checked and documented within 20 minutes of being discharged.

Responsible Party

Who Must Report?

All NRHP member facilities are encouraged to report. Reporting is mandatory for LiCON-covered facilities.


When Do I Report?

After the end of the quarter and prior to the NRHP Risk Manager Work Group meetings in January, April, July, and October.


How Do I Report?

Members may use the "Visit Portal Site" button at the top of this screen to submit their quarterly quality indicator numbers to NRHP.

Contact Information

Becky Bayley, Director of Strategic Initiatives
Nevada Rural Hospital Partners
(775) 830-7458


Any other pertinent information


  • all patients who come to the ED for treatment
  • will have age-appropriate vital signs (e.g., TPR)
  • taken and charted
  • within 20 minutes of discharge from the ED
  • regardless of where patient goes (e.g., home, inpatient unit, transfer to another facility, etc.


  • all patients who come to the ED for treatment
Although many of these requirements apply to individual medical professionals and other types of hospitals and health care facilities, the information is presented solely to support Critical Access Hospitals. The reporting requirements and legal mandates on this site are not an exhaustive list and Nevada Rural Hospital Partners, Inc. bears no responsibility or liability for any hospitals' or providers' failure to comply with Federal or State laws or regulations.