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Table 6.3. Priorities That Were Identified for Development of Additional QIs

Evaluation of the Use of AHRQ and Other Quality Indicators

Number (percent) of interviewees making the recommendationRecommendation
26(48%)Outpatient/ambulatory (including ambulatory surgery)
16(30%)Efficiency
15(28%)Physician
15(28%)ER/ED
12(22%)Linked data sets
10(19%)Small hospital/rural
6(11%)Intensive care
4(7%)Mental health
3(6%)Readmissions
3(6%)Maternal
2(4%)Elective
2(4%)Long-term care
2(4%)Misdiagnoses, delayed diagnoses, missed diagnoses
11(20%)Others (1 mention)

Source: RAND analysis of interview responses.

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Internet Citation: Table 6.3. Priorities That Were Identified for Development of Additional 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/tab6-3.html