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Reports on Health Care Disparities at the State Level Available

Reports on Health Care Disparities at the State Level Available

Cover of National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2010

From the AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) press release

AHRQ has released two reports from its Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project that provide information on approaches to using race/ethnicity data for reducing disparities in the quality of health and health care.  The data is from the 2010 National Health Quality Report and National Healthcare Disparities Report.

The following reports focusing provide information on approaches to using race/ethnicity data for reducing disparities in the quality of health and health care.

 

Also…

2010 National Healthcare Quality & Disparities Reports

For the eighth year in a row, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has produced

the National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) [Full Report (PDF File, 4.4 MB) PDF Help] and

the National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR [Full Report (PDF File, 4.3 MB) PDF Help{).

These reports measure trends in effectiveness of care, patient safety, timeliness of care, patient centeredness, and efficiency of care. New this year are chapters on care coordination, health system infrastructure. The reports present, in chart form, the latest available findings on quality of and access to health care.

 

April 1, 2011 Posted by | Public Health | , , , | 1 Comment

   

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