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Population-Based Trauma Outcomes

Description
Final report of an expert committee funded by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to identify measure concepts and prioritize measure gaps for evaluating population-based trauma care outcomes. Includes the framework for evaluating trauma care at a regional or population level comprised of four domains: access to trauma services, cost and resource use, trauma clinical care, and prevention of trauma. Discusses issues related to rural access to trauma care and potential measures and measure adaptations for rural areas, as well as listing measures developed by the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center.
Date
05/2019
Type
Document
Organization
National Quality Forum
Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Access · Emergency department and urgent care services · Emergency medical services · Healthcare quality · Injuries