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.

Contents

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.

Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS)

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