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Table 3.3. Users of the AHRQ Qis

Evaluation of the Use of AHRQ and Other Quality Indicators

Type of OrganizationType of Use
Public ReportingQuality Improvement/ BenchmarkingPay-for-PerformanceResearchOther/ UnknownTotal
Business Group2    2
Consulting Firm   2 2
Employer 1   1
Federal Government 1119 21
Health plan113 49
Hospital Association18 2 11
Hospital or Hospital Network23 1915
Integrated Delivery System 2  79
Other24  17
Research Organization 1 14116
State or Local Government122 5221
Total202344324114

Source: RAND analysis of environmental scan results.

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Page last reviewed December 2007
Internet Citation: Table 3.3. Users of the AHRQ Qis: Evaluation of the Use of AHRQ and Other Quality Indicators. December 2007. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/qualityindicators/tab3-3.html