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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Figure 1. Timeline of the measures selection process

Timeline of the measures selection process. Text Description is shown below.

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May 2000 - June 2002

Interagency Workgroup meetings on measures

May 2000 - March 2001

Call for measures to public and private sectors

July 25, 2002

NCVHS hearing in Chicago

August 19, 2002

NHQR measure set in the Federal Register

January 10, 2003

Interagency Workgroup final meeting on measures

January 21, 2003

AHRQ senior leadership reviews measures

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