Slide 7. 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports Released

On July 13, 2012, Carolyn Clancy made this presentation at the meeting of the National Advisory Council.

Slide 7. 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports Released.

  • Key findings from annual reports:
    • Quality of care improving slowly overall.
    • Heart care improving greatly:
      • Reduced hospital admissions for congestive heart failure.
      • Fewer heart attack deaths in hospitals.
    • Access not improving for most minority groups.
  • New data on:
    • Musculoskeletal diseases.
    • Children's health.
    • EHR [electronic health record] adoption.

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Internet Citation: Slide 7. 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports Released. November 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2012-07-nac/clancy/clancy0713sl7.html