Figure 3.5. Factors That Affect Diabetes Process and Outcome Measures

Diabetes Care Quality Improvement: A Resource Guide for State Action

 

Figure 3.5. Factors That Affect Diabetes Process and Outcome Measures. For details go to text description below

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Flowchart showing difficult-to-change factors, feasible-to-change factors, and measures. The difficult-to-change factors and feasible-to-change factors lead to the measures. The measures are grouped under Quality of Care and include Process measures and Outcome measures. Difficult-to-change factors include patient risk of diabetes, under which is listed biological and socioeconomic. Feasible-to-change factors include patient ability to self-manage behavior, knowledge, and motivation, provider ability to manage diabetes, under which is listed incentives, knowledge, educational tools, and referral networks, and external environment, which includes disease prevalence, health care professionals, health care organizations, health care resources, government resources, government leadership, and QI programs.

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Current as of August 2008
Internet Citation: Figure 3.5. Factors That Affect Diabetes Process and Outcome Measures: Diabetes Care Quality Improvement: A Resource Guide for State Action. August 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/quality-resources/tools/diabguide/diabqguidefig3.5.html