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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Screen shot of a Summary Table using the example of the California Health Care Foundation University of California at San Francisco Institute for Health Policy Studies; California Hospital Assessment and Reporting Taskforce (CHART)

AHRQ Detailed Profile
Report on the quality of hospitals in California.


Measure Types Presentation Strategies
Patient experience
  • CAHPS survey

Clinical Quality

  • Process
  • Outcomes
  • Utilization/Volume
  • Structural
  • Summary or composite score
  • Access to detailed data rolled up into summary score
  • Listing of health care organizations in rank order or tiers based on performance
  • Symbols to represent relative performance
  • Numeric data

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