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Slide 7: Origin of NHQR

Presentation, National Healthcare Quality Report, 2008

Origin of NHQR

Slide 7. Text Description is below the image.
  • Health and Human Services Secretary required to submit annual report to Congress:
    • National trends in health care quality (National Healthcare Quality Report, or NHQR).
    • Prevailing disparities in health care delivery as it relates to racial factors and socioeconomic factors in priority populations (National Healthcare Disparities Report, or NHDR).

Mandated by Congress in Healthcare Research and Quality Act (PL. 106-129)

Image: Photograph of the U.S. Capitol.

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Internet Citation: Slide 7: Origin of NHQR: Presentation, National Healthcare Quality Report, 2008. March 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.