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Slide 12: New in the 2008 NHQR

Presentation, National Healthcare Quality Report, 2008


New in the 2008 NHQR

Slide 12. Text Description is below the image.
  • Chapter 2:
    • Heart disease: Analysis of counseling obese adults about healthy eating.
    • Mental health: New measure on receipt of minimally adequate treatment by adults with mental disorders.
    • Respiratory disease: New measure on daily preventive medicine use for current asthma.
    • Hospice care: New measure on caregivers' perception of referral to hospice at the right time.
  • Chapter 3: Additional patient safety measures.
  • Chapter 6: New measure on rehospitalizations for congestive heart failure.

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Current as of March 2009
Internet Citation: Slide 12: New in the 2008 NHQR: Presentation, National Healthcare Quality Report, 2008. March 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqr08/slides/qr08slide12.html