Table 1: Quality Measures Used by Colorado Business Group on Health (CBGH) Hospital Initiative

How Four Purchasers Designed and Implemented Quality-Based Purchasing

Procedure Volume Indicators

Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Carotid endarterectomy

Coronary artery bypass graft

Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

Mortality for Inpatient Procedures

Coronary artery bypass graft mortality rate

Craniotomy mortality rate

Hip replacement mortality rate

Percutaneous transluminal coronary intervention mortality rate

Carotid angioplasty mortality rate

Craniotomy mortality rate

Mortality for Inpatient Conditions

Acute myocardial infarction mortality

Acute stroke mortality

Congestive heart failure mortality

Gastrointestinal hemorrhage mortality

Hip fracture mortality

Pneumonia mortality

Current as of March 2007
Internet Citation: Table 1: Quality Measures Used by Colorado Business Group on Health (CBGH) Hospital Initiative: How Four Purchasers Designed and Implemented Quality-Based Purchasing. March 2007. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/quality-resources/tools/qbplessons/qbptab1.html