Evaluation of the Use of AHRQ and Other Quality Indicators

Table 3.3. Users of the AHRQ Qis

Type of Organization Type of Use
Public Reporting Quality Improvement/ Benchmarking Pay-for-Performance Research Other/ Unknown Total
Business Group 2         2
Consulting Firm       2   2
Employer   1       1
Federal Government   1 1 19   21
Health plan 1 1 3   4 9
Hospital Association 1 8   2   11
Hospital or Hospital Network 2 3   1 9 15
Integrated Delivery System   2     7 9
Other 2 4     1 7
Research Organization   1   14 1 16
State or Local Government 12 2   5 2 21
Total 20 23 4 43 24 114

Source: RAND analysis of environmental scan results.

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 3.3. Users of the AHRQ Qis. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/qualityindicators/tab3-3.html