TABLE E-1 Commonly Used Quality Measures by Measure Type

Measure Type

Measure

Source

STRUCTURAL MEASURES

The committee found no explicit structural measures in use; however, certain process measures such as visits with HIV specialists imply the availability of appropriate health care resources.

PROCESS MEASURES

Prevention

 

 

Counseling and testing

HIVQUAL

Counseling on high-risk behaviors

RAND

Tobacco use assessment

HIVQUAL

Screening & Monitoring

 

CD4+ cell count

HCSUS

CD4+ cell count

IHI

CD4+ cell count

UHC

CD4+ cell count and HIV viral load

FACCT

CD4+ cell count and HIV viral load

IDSA

CD4+ cell count and HIV viral load

QUERI

CD4+ cell count and HIV viral load

RAND

CD4+ cell count and HIV viral load

RAND

CD4+ cell count and HIV viral load

UHC

Cervical cancer

EQHIV



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