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How Do Providers Perform in Providing Care for Different Clinical Areas?

Care-by-clinical-area summary measures track the quality of care delivered for specific types of conditions. These measures include prevention, process, and outcome measures covered above under Type of Care and Setting of Care but reorganized by clinical area.

Select one of the clinical areas below for this State's data:

  • Cancer measures assess the quality of care provided to patients with cancer. These measures address cancer screening rates and cancer mortality rates.
  • Diabetes measures assess the quality of care provided to patients with diabetes. These measures address prevention, processes of care, and outcomes of care.
  • Heart Disease measures assess the quality of care provided to patients with heart disease, including heart attack (also called acute myocardial infarction [AMI]) and heart failure. These measures address prevention, processes of in-hospital care, and outcomes of ambulatory care.
  • Maternal and Child Health measures assess the quality of care provided to pregnant women, infants, and children. These measures address prevention and outcomes of care.
  • Respiratory Diseases measures assess the quality of care provided to patients with asthma or pneumonia and to those at risk of influenza. These measures address prevention, processes of care, and outcomes of care.

Explore innovations in different clinical areas:

AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange: A searchable database of successful and attempted health care innovations, quality tools, and learning and networking opportunities—a resource for those interested in developing and adopting innovations in health care delivery. Select the links below for innovations in different clinical areas.