Selecting Quality and Resource Use Measures – A Decision Guide for Community Quality Collaboratives – AHRQ – May 2010

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Selecting Quality and Resource Use Measures – A Decision Guide for Community Quality Collaboratives – AHRQ – May 2010

“Selecting quality of care and resource use measures is an important and challenging task for organizations striving to improve the quality of health care in their communities. This Decision Guide is designed to inform readers about the most critical issues to consider when selecting and adopting such performance measures.”

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)   Select to download print version (PDF File, 777 KB)

Prepared by: Patrick Romano, M.D., M.P.H., Petter Hussey, Ph.D., and Dominique Ritlery, M.P.H.
AHRQ Publication No. 09(10)-0073

Contents
List of Stakeholder Questions
Acknowledgments
Copyright Information
Foreword: Improving Quality One Community at a Time
Introduction
Part I. Introduction to Performance Data
Part II. Introduction to Measures of Quality
Part III. Introduction to Resource Use/Efficiency Measures
Part IV. Selecting Quality and Resource Use Measures
Part V. Interpreting Quality and Resource Use Measures
Appendixes

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