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Slide Presentation of the 2007 National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR)

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Slide 4

Variation in Health Care Quality

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  • Variation in quality of health care across the Nation is decreasing, but not for all measures.
  • More measures have seen progress in terms of decreases in variation between the best performing State and the worst performing State between 2000 and 2005:
    • Variability decreased for 28 measures.
    • Variability increased for 13 measures.
    • There was no change for 18 measures.

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