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Slide 14: Origin of NHDR

Slide Presentation of the 2008 National Healthcare Disparities Report


Slide 14

Origin of NHDR

Slide 14. Text Description is below the image.

  • Health and Human Services Secretary required to submit annual report to Congress:
    • National trends in health care quality (National Healthcare Quality Report, or NHQR).
    • Prevailing disparities in health care delivery as it relates to racial factors and socioeconomic factors in priority populations (National Healthcare Disparities Report, or NHDR).

Mandated by Congress in Healthcare Research and Quality Act (PL. 106-129)
Image: Photograph of the U.S. Capitol.


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Current as of March 2009
Internet Citation: Slide 14: Origin of NHDR: Slide Presentation of the 2008 National Healthcare Disparities Report . March 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhdr08/slides/dr08slide14.html