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Appendix C: Measure Specifications


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This appendix provides information about how to generate each measure analyzed for the 2007 National Healthcare Quality Report. It includes measures highlighted in the text of the full report as well as other measures examined but not discussed in the text. Information about composite measures is also presented in this appendix.


Effectiveness of Care

Effectiveness of Care: Cancer
Effectiveness of Care: Diabetes
Effectiveness of Care: End Stage Renal Disease
Effectiveness of Care: Heart Disease
Effectiveness of Care: HIV/AIDS
Effectiveness of Care: Maternal and Child Health
Effectiveness of Care: Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Effectiveness of Care: Respiratory Diseases
Effectiveness of Care: Nursing Home and Home Health Care

Patient Safety

Patient Safety

Timeliness

Timeliness

Patient Centeredness

Patient Centeredness

Overall Measures

Overall Measures

AHRQ Publication No. 08-0040
Current as of February 2008

 

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