Slide 12. 2009 NHQR Preliminary Findings

2009 State Snapshots

Slide presentation describes the 2009 State Snapshots.

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  • Some areas merit urgent attention:
    • Patient safety
    • Health care-associated infections

This slide contains a bar graph that shows the number of measures that showed improvement for hospital safety measures and other hospital measures. About half of hospital safety measures improved (17 of 33 measures), whereas 89 percent of other hospital measures improved (17 of 19 measures).


Page last reviewed August 2010
Internet Citation: Slide 12. 2009 NHQR Preliminary Findings: 2009 State Snapshots. August 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.