||To provide all health care stakeholders information that enables quality improvement activities at the policy and the practice levels.
||To collect and report standardized, reliable health plan, and provider performance data.
To promote the use of accurate and comparable quality measures within health care.
To create efficiency in data collection, leading to reduced burden and cost to all participants.
To provide a source for expert advice to consumer reporting entities.
||To use information technology and shared clinical information.
To improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of health care in the State of Indiana.
To create unparalleled research capabilities for health researchers.
To exhibit a successful model of health information exchange for the rest of the country.
||To improve the quality of health care services delivered to the residents of Massachusetts through broad-based collaboration among health care stakeholders.
||To accelerate the improvement of health by publicly reporting health care information.
||To improve the quality of health care in the State of Wisconsin through the development and public reporting of a comprehensive range of health care performance measures.
|Arizona providers, employers, health plans, a State university, and a community health organization
||Health care purchasers, plans, and providers
||Institutions representing hospitals, providers, researchers, public health organizations,
and economic development groups
||Physicians, hospitals, health plans, consumers, purchasers, and government agencies
||Health plans, medical groups, physicians, patients, employers, and others
||Physician groups, hospitals, health plans, integrated delivery systems, and business partners/purchasers
|Maricopa County, Arizona, which has roughly 60% of the State's population
||The State of California
||Nine-county Indianapolis metropolitan statistical area, accounting for 26% of the State's population
||The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
||Report on over 100 primary provider groups, representing 700 clinics in Minnesota and bordering counties, covering roughly 90% of primary care delivered in the State. Beginning to report on specialty medical groups. Data sources include eight health plans and two county-based purchasing organizations.
||Individual clinics that make up the health systems in the collaborative, representing roughly 40% of the licensed physicians in Wisconsin
|Implementation of Physician Performance Improvement Efforts
|Currently not publicly reporting
||Pilot testing in 2006
|Public Reporting Level
||Health plan level
Physician group level for patient assessment survey results
||Hospital level in 1998
Physician network in 2005
Medical group level for patient experience survey results in 2006
|Medical group and on two measures at clinic site level
|Current Reporting Frequency