Figure 1-1. Quality Framework for the 2010 NHQR and NHDR (Text Descrip

National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2010

Crosscutting DimensionsComponents of Quality CareType of Care
Preventive CareAcute TreatmentChronic Condition Management
EQUITYVALUEEffectiveness   
Safety   
Timeliness   
Patient/Family-centeredness   
Access   
Efficiency   
Care Coordination
Health Systems Infrastructure Capabilities

Source: Ulmer C, Bruno M, Burke S, eds. Future directions for the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. Committee on Future Directions of the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports, Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2010.

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