National Healthcare Quality Report: List of Measures

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) tracks the health care system through quality measures.

List of Measures


In 1999, Congress mandated that the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) report annually to the Nation about health care quality. An Interagency Workgroup developed a preliminary measure set for the National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR). Select for Background on the original NHQR measures development process.

The NHQR and the National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR) were designed and planned as companion reports. To ensure uniformity, these two reports use identical measures of quality of care to the extent possible with available data. (Select to view the additional measures on access used in the NHDR.)

Current as of May 2005


Internet Citation:

National Healthcare Quality Report: List of Measures. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/nhqrmeasures/measures.htm


 

Current as of May 2005
Internet Citation: National Healthcare Quality Report: List of Measures. May 2005. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqr/measures.html