Reporting And Data

NRHP QI - Prompt Communication of Critical Lab Values to Appropriate Healthcare Professional

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 the number of prompt (within one hour) person-to-person communications of critical lab values per the hospital's policy.

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


  • number of successful prompt (within 1 hour) person-to-person communications of critical lab values (lab to healthcare professional who ordered test, or to appropriate alternative, e.g., healthcare professional with current responsibility for the patient’s care such as emergency room provider, admitting physician or hospitalist per hospital policy)


  • number of lab results with critical values
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.