Evaluation of the Use of AHRQ and Other Quality Indicators

Figure 3.1. Frequency of Use of Specific AHRQ IQIs among 42 Users of the AHRQ QIs (Text Description)

Figure 3.1. depicts five categories of quality indicators measured against frequency of use in a columnar graph. The data represented by this graph is contained in the following table.

Category IQI Indicator Number Frequency (number of users)
Volume of Procedures 1 15
2 15
3 12
4 15
5 14
6 15
7 15
Mortality Rates for Surgical Procedures 8 15
9 15
10 10
11 18
12 23
13 19
14 18
30 18
31 17
Mortality Rates for Medical Conditions 15 21
16 23
17 23
18 19
19 19
20 22
32 16
Area-Level Procedure Utilization Rates 21 14
22 13
23 13
24 13
25 12
33 15
34 12
Hospital-Level Procedure Utilization Rates 26 12
27 11
28 11
29 11

Source: RAND analysis of environmental scan results.

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Internet Citation: Figure 3.1. Frequency of Use of Specific AHRQ IQIs among 42 Users of the AHRQ QIs (Text Description). Content last updated October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/qualityindicators/chapter3-fig3-1text.html