Selecting Quality and Resource Use Measures: A Decision Guide for Community Quality Collaboratives

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Selecting Quality and Resource Use Measures: A Decision Guide for Community Quality Collaboratives

Description

This guide is intended to be used by community quality collaboratives who are interested in evaluating quality of care and resource use measures. The guide answers 26 questions for collaboratives that are striving to improve the quality of health care in their communities.

The questions are grouped into five parts:

  • Introduction to performance data
  • Introduction to measures of quality
  • Introduction to resource use/efficiency measures
  • Selecting quality and resource use measures
  • Interpreting quality and resource use measures

Developer:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Funding Sources:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

History

Release Date: 2010
Original Summary: August 2010
Last Updated: 09/15/10

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