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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2004

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Appendix C. Measure Specifications

Quality of Health Care

Effectiveness of Care: Cancer
  Screening for Breast Cancer
  Screening for Cervical Cancer
  Screening for Colorectal Cancer
  Cancer Treatment
Effectiveness of Care: Diabetes
  Management of Diabetes
Effectiveness of Care: End Stage Renal Disease
  Management of End Stage Renal Disease
  Renal Transplantation
Effectiveness of Care: Heart Disease
  Screening for High Blood Pressure
  Screening for High Cholesterol
  Counseling on Risk Factors
  Treatment of AMI
  Treatment of Acute Heart Failure
  Management of Congestive Heart Failure
  Inpatient Mortality for Cardiovascular Conditions and Procedures
Effectiveness of Care: HIV and AIDS
  AIDS Prevention
  Management of HIV/AIDS
Effectiveness of Care: Maternal and Child Health
  Maternity Care
  Immunization, Childhood
  Immunization, Adolescent
  Treatment of Pediatric Gastroenteritis
  Childhood Screening and Counseling
Effectiveness of Care: Mental Health and Substance Abuse
  Treatment of Depression
Effectiveness of Care: Respiratory Diseases
  Immunization, Influenza
  Immunization, Pneumonia
  Treatment of Pneumonia
  Treatment of URI
  Management of Asthma
  Treatment of Tuberculosis
Effectiveness of Care: Nursing Home, Home Health, and Hospice Care
  Chronic Care in Nursing Facilities
  Post-Acute Care in Nursing Facilities
  Home Health Care
Patient Safety
  Complications of Hospital Care
  Birth Related Trauma
Access to Health Care
  Difficulty Getting Into the Health Care System
  Difficulty Getting Care Within the Health Care System
  Patient Perceptions of Care
  Health Care Utilization
Priority Populations
  Racial and Ethnic Minorities
  Low Income
  Individuals With Special Health Care Needs
Summary Measures
  Summary Measure of Quality of Health Care
  Summary Measure of Access to Health Care



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