Chartbook on Rural Health Care

National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report

This Rural Health Care chartbook is part of a family of documents and tools that support the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report (QDR). The QDR includes annual reports to Congress mandated in the Healthcare Research and Quality Act of 1999 (P.L. 106-129). This chartbook includes a summary of trends across measures of rural health care from the QDR and figures illustrating select measures of rural health care. A PowerPoint version is also available that users can download for presentations.

Contents

Acknowledgments
Rural Health Care
   Organization of the Chartbook on Rural Health Care
   National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report
   Changes for 2014
   Key Findings of the 2014 QDR
   2014 Chartbooks
   Chartbook Organization
Chartbook on Rural Health
Summary of Trends
Access to Health Care
Patient Safety
Person- and Family-Centered Care
Communication and Care Coordination
Prevention and Treatment of Leading Causes of Morbidity and Mortality
Healthy Living
Affordability
References

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This document is in the public domain and may be used and reprinted without permission. Citation of the source is appreciated. Suggested citation: 2014 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report chartbook on rural health care. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; August 2015. AHRQ Pub. No. 15-0007-9-EF.

Page last reviewed August 2015
Page originally created September 2015
Internet Citation: Chartbook on Rural Health Care. Content last reviewed August 2015. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/2014chartbooks/ruralhealth/index.html