NHQRDR 2011 Measure Specifications

2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Appendix C: Measure Specifications

 

Quality of Health Care

Effectiveness of Care: Cancer
Effectiveness of Care: Cardiovascular Disease
Effectiveness of Care: Chronic Kidney Disease
Effectiveness of Care: Diabetes
Effectiveness of Care: HIV/AIDS
Effectiveness of Care: Maternal and Child Health
Effectiveness of Care: Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Effectiveness of Care: Musculoskeletal Diseases
Effectiveness of Care: Respiratory Diseases
Effectiveness of Care: Lifestyle Modification
Effectiveness of Care: Functional Status Preservation and Rehabilitation
Effectiveness of Care: Supportive and Palliative Care
Patient Safety
Timeliness
Patient Centeredness

Efficiency

Efficiency

Access to Care

Facilitators and Barriers to Health Care
Health Care Utilization

Current as of March 2012
Internet Citation: NHQRDR 2011 Measure Specifications: 2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr11/measurespec/index.html