Measures of Hospital Quality

Initiatives for measuring and reporting the quality of hospital care have expanded in recent years. Current hospital measurement sets are rapidly evolving to meet consumer needs for information about clinical effectiveness, health outcomes, patient safety, and patient experiences with care. This page reviews hospital quality measures that you can report and suggests where and how you can get information about the measures:

Page last reviewed March 2016
Page originally created February 2015
Internet Citation: Measures of Hospital Quality. Content last reviewed March 2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/talkingquality/create/hospitals/index.html