Evaluation of the Use of AHRQ and Other Quality Indicators

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

Number (percent) of interviewees making the recommendation Recommendation
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. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/qualityindicators/tab6-3.html