Aspect of Care

Quality Improvement Measures (per year)

External Accountability Measures (per year)

Influenza Immunization

All Patients:

% of patients who received an influenza immunization during the recommended calendar period.

% of eligible patients who received an immunization or refused immunization during the calendar period.



Per Patient: Immunization status.


Office Visits

All Patients:

% of patients with two or more visits.



Per Patient: Two or more visits.a


aThis measure is not intended to imply an optimal number of tests or visits. Treatment must be based on individual patient needs and professional judgment.

SOURCE: National Diabetes Quality Improvement Alliance, 2002.

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