Quality Indicators (QIs) For Children

Child Health Care Quality Toolbox

The Child Health Toolbox contains concepts, tips, and tools for evaluating the quality of health care for children.

 

 

Module Name: PQI, IQI, PSIIndicator NameIndicator DescriptionRA MethodPatient Population: By ConditionPediatric PopulationPatient Population: By AgePatient Population: By Sex
Prevention Quality IndicatorBacterial pneumonia admission rateNumber of admissions for bacterial pneumonia per 100,000 population.Age and sexRespiratory DiseaseUnlikely but not excluded (other than newborns)Less than 65 (exclude OB and Newborns)Male and Female

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Page last reviewed July 2004
Internet Citation: Quality Indicators (QIs) For Children: Child Health Care Quality Toolbox. July 2004. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/quality-resources/tools/chtoolbx/QIchild.html