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National Healthcare Quality Report 2004

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Full Report

The 2004 National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) extends the baseline established in the 2003 report for a set of health care quality measures across four dimensions of quality—effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.


Key Themes and Highlights
Chapter 1. Introduction and Methods
Chapter 2. Effectiveness
     End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
     Heart Disease
     HIV and AIDS
     Maternal and Child Health
     Mental Health
     Respiratory Diseases
     Nursing Home and Home Health Care
Chapter 3. Patient Safety
Chapter 4. Timeliness
Chapter 5. Patient Centeredness
List of Measures
Measure Specifications
Data Tables


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