Future Directions for the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

Table 6-2: Sections Recommended for Future National Healthcare Reports

Section NHQR NHDR
Highlightsa New focus New focus
Effectiveness
Patient safety
Timeliness
Patient-centeredness
Efficiency New
Access New
Care coordination New New
Health systems infrastructure New New
Priority populationsb New (women, children, elderly)
Disparities summaryb New  
State performance summaryb New New

√ Currently in the report.
a Not a framework component, but a section currently in the NHDR.
b Not a framework component.

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Internet Citation: Table 6-2: Sections Recommended for Future National Healthcare Reports. Content last updated October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/iomqrdrreport/futureqrdrtab6-2.html