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Figure 1.1. Quality Framework for the 2010 NHQR and NHDR (Text Description)

National Healthcare Quality Report, 2010


Figure 1-1. Quality Framework for the 2010 NHQR and NHDR (Text Description)

Crosscutting DimensionsComponents of Quality CareType of Care
Preventive CareAcute TreatmentChronic Condition Management
EQUITYVALUEEffectiveness   
Safety   
Timeliness   
Patient/Family-
centeredness
   
Access   
Efficiency   
Care Coordination
Health Systems Infrastructure Capabilities

Source: Ulmer C, Bruno M, Burke S, eds. Future directions for the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Committee on Future Directions of the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports, Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2010.

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Internet Citation: Figure 1.1. Quality Framework for the 2010 NHQR and NHDR (Text Description): National Healthcare Quality Report, 2010. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqr10/ch1fig1-1txt.html