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Pediatric Quality Measures

  • Geoffrey BinneyEmail author
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Abstract

As in other areas of medicine, the number and variability of pediatric quality measures have exploded over the past several decades. The source of these measures and metrics is highly variable, and many measures have been extrapolated from adult measures. For numerous reasons related to factors unique to the pediatric population, the development of quality measures of children’s health and health care has lagged behind the development of adult measures. Examining the source of quality measures and their classification in pediatrics will help illustrate some of the important aspects of quality measures in pediatrics and their use and impact on children’s health and care.

Keywords

Pediatric AHRQ CHIPRA Child Core Set Virtual Pediatric Systems 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Tufts University School of MedicineBostonUSA

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