Summary of Expert Meeting
Contract Final Report
This report summarizes the discussion and recommendations arising out of a 1-day meeting of nationally recognized experts convened by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to begin the process of developing measures to assess quality of care for people with disabilities.
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Lisa I. Iezzoni, MD, MSc
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Context and Goals
Expert Meeting: April 15, 2010
Implications of Disability Definition for Quality Measurement
Scientific Evidence Base for Quality Measure Development
Data Issues for Measuring Quality for Persons with Disabilities
Research Priorities in Developing Quality Measures for Persons with Disabilities
Appendix 1. Meeting Participants
Appendix 2. Developing Quality of Care Measures for People with
Disabilities: Expert Meeting Agenda
The expert meeting summarized in this report was supported by the Agency for
Healthcare Research and Quality under contract HHSN26320050063293B, order
number 263-00063293. Preparation of the report was also supported by AHRQ through
the same contract, task number A178.FP1.01.
The opinions presented here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the
position of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or the Agency for
Healthcare Research and Quality.
AHRQ Publication No. 10-0103
Current as of September 2010
Developing Quality of Care Measures for People with Disabilities: Summary of Expert Meeting. AHRQ Publication No. 10-0103, September 2010. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. http://www.ahrq.gov/populations/devqmdis/