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Resources for the Healthcare Community

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
www.ahrq.gov

AHRQ Hospital Statistics from National Inpatient Sample
hcupnet.ahrq.gov

AHRQ Innovations Exchange
www.innovations.ahrq.gov

AHRQ Quality Indicators
www.qualityindicators.ahrq.gov/?JS=Y

American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians
www.abqaurp.org

Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation
www.apsf.org

American College of Medical Quality
www.acmq.org

American Health Quality Association
www.ahqa.org

Bridges to Excellence
www.bridgestoexcellence.org

Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence (CCME)
www.thecarolinascenter.org

CMS' Hospital Quality Initiatives
www.cms.hhs.gov/hospitalqualityinits

Commonwealth Fund Health System Performance Reports
www.commonwealthfund.org/Content/Publications/Fund-Reports/2009/Oct/2009-State-Scorecard.aspx

Download Medicare Data
data.medicare.gov

Healthcare-Associated Infections Facts & Figures
epi.publichealth.nc.gov/cd/hai/figures.html

Hospital Compare Quality Tool
www.hospitalcompare.hhs.gov

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
www.ihi.org

QualityCheck®
www.qualitycheck.org

Leapfrog Hospital Reporting Initiatives
www.leapfroggroup.org/for_hospitals

National Quality Measures Clearininghouse
www.qualitymeasures.ahrq.gov

National Quality Forum
www.qualityforum.org

NC Quality Center
www.ncqualitycenter.org

North Carolina Medical Society
www.ncmedsoc.org/index.html

QualityNet
https://www.qualitynet.org/dcs/ContentServer?c=Page&pagename=QnetPublic%2FPage%2FQnetHomepage&cid=1120143435363

Why Not the Best? by the Commonwealth Fund
www.whynotthebest.org