Value

The Community Quality Collaborative Leader's Guide to Engaging Consumer Advocates

Prepared for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Contract No: HHSA290200710022T

AHRQ Chartered Value Exchanges (CVE)

Public reporting provides information on physician and hospital performance. This page has links to public reporting Web sites sponsored by Chartered Value Exchanges (CVEs) or stakeholders affiliated with a CVE.

AHRQ Hospital-Public Report (H-PR) Survey

AHRQ's Public Report Surveys are designed to provide developers of Web-based public reports with information on how well their reports are meeting consumers' needs, and thereby inform redesign considerations. The primary aim of the surveys is to provide information on consumers' use and perceptions of any given public report Web site, but they also track views of other groups of people who visit a particular Web site. This survey focuses on hospital reports.

Market Scan and Sustainability Recommendations

This is the text version of the Market Scan and Sustainability Working Group, September 17, 2008, slide presentation.

Methodological Considerations in Generating Provider Performance Score: A Guide for Community Quality Collaboratives

This paper is intended for use by Chartered Value Exchanges (CVEs), community collaboratives, and other organizations interested in creating public reports on the performance of health care providers in their communities.

AHRQ's Public Report Surveys

Public reports refer to any effort to compare the performance of hospitals, physicians, and other providers within a state or other specified geographic region for the benefit of consumer engagement and decisionmaking. AHRQ Public Report Surveys are designed to provide developers of Web-based public reports with information on how well their reports are meeting consumer needs and inform redesign considerations. The primary aim of the surveys is to provide information on consumer use and perceptions of any given public report Web site, but they also track views of other groups of people who visit a particular Web site. In addition to response options specifically for consumers, the surveys include response options for health care professionals, employers, insurers, members of the media, researchers, patient advocates, foundation staff, lawyers, and government staff/elected officials

Promoting Your Public Report: A Hands-on Guide

This toolkit is designed to help communities increase awareness and use of their public reports by consumers and other important audiences. The suggested approaches and template materials are intended for use with the media, both in traditional settings (e.g., printed newspapers, radio broadcasts) and online avenues (e.g., news Web sites, blogs). The materials have been compiled for modification and use by Chartered Value Exchanges and others who produce public reports comparing health care quality, cost, patient experience, and other aspects of value.