By 2010, we will:
- Increase by 15% the proportion of patients with diabetes, coronary heart disease (including acute myocardial infarction) and asthma who receive effective treatments.
- Reduce disparities in effective care delivered to different populations.
- Increase the proportion of patients with chronic conditions such as diabetes and asthma who practice self-care.
- Increase the proportion of clinicians who have access to evidence-based tools to guide treatment decisions.
Begin interventions through
partnerships with Federal and State
agencies, professional societies,
plans and purchasers.
Develop partnerships with 2-4 large
delivery systems (States, health plans,
purchasers) to improve outcomes and
reduce disparities for 1 to 3 specific
Synthesize evidence on interventions,
burden of disease, gaps in care and
costs; agree on outcome measures to
Establish trends in National Quality
Award contract under REACHES
initiative to identify most important
changes in healthcare, barriers to
change, and AHRQ roles assisting
change through partnerships with
policymakers, purchasers, plans,
systems, providers, and patients.
Report on progress in core measure
set in National Quality Report and
National Disparities Report.
Identify private sector data to be used
in future reports.
Synthesize evidence on interventions
on improving diabetes and