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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Performance Reporting to Inform and Stimulate Action

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  • Importance of AHRQ Quality and Disparities reports and efforts to develop performance indicators: supporting efforts to improve
  • Need for focus on whole system and how dimensions interact: Access, Quality, Efficiency and Equity
    • Examples from Fund sponsored work that builds on AHRQ
    • Composites and benchmarks
    • Geographic and care system variations
    • Efficiency (quality/cost) indicators
  • Where performance reporting in going
    • U.S. and international examples
  • Future directions: critical role of public performance information & analysis to guide and drive change

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