Chartbook on Health Care for Blacks

National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report

This Black 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 Black health care from the QDR and figures illustrating select measures of Black health care. A PowerPoint version is also available that users can download for presentations.

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Contents

Acknowledgments
Health Care for Blacks
Part 1: Overviews of the Report and the Black Population
Part 2: Trends in Priorities of the Heckler Report
   Care for Cancer
   Care for Cardiovascular Diseases
   Care for Substance Use Disorders
   Care for Diabetes
   Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Care
   Infant Mortality and Maternity Care
   References
Part 3: Trends in Access and Priorities of the National Quality Strategy
   National Quality Strategy Priorities
       Patient Safety
       Person- and Family-Centered Care
       Care Coordination
       Effective Treatment
       Healthy Living
       Care Affordability
   References

 

Page last reviewed June 2016
Page originally created February 2016
Internet Citation: Chartbook on Health Care for Blacks. Content last reviewed June 2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/chartbooks/blackhealth/index.html