NHQRDR 2011 Detailed Methods
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.
Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). Detailed methods are described in the following report, available at: http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/methods.jsp:
- Methods Applying AHRQ Quality Indicators to Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Data for the Ninth (2011) NHQR and NHDR Report.
Page last reviewed March 2012
Internet Citation: NHQRDR 2011 Detailed Methods: 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/methods/index.html