Appendix B
Some Current Health Indicator Reports

The report, Health Indicators: A Review of Reports Currently in Use, identified and discussed the 34 different indicator sets listed below. Reports selected for inclusion “had to be created from high-quality and currently available data, relevant to important health problems, and created through the use of participatory processes and involving reputable individuals and organizations” (Wold, 2008).

  • America’s Children

  • America’s Health Ranking

  • Australia’s Measures of Progress

  • Boston Indicators Project

  • Canadian Index of Well-being/Prototype

  • Commission to Build a Healthier America

  • Commonwealth Fund State Scorecard on Health System Performance

  • Communities Count (Seattle King County, Washington)

  • Community Health Status Indicators

  • Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care

  • Early Childhood Indicators–Project Thrive

  • Environmental Public Health Indicators Project

  • Five Million Lives

  • Georgia Health Disparities Report

  • Health Care Costs 101

  • Health of Wisconsin Report Card 2007



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Appendix B Some Current Health Indicator Reports The report, Health Indicators: A Reiew of Reports Currently in Use, iden- tified and discussed the 34 different indicator sets listed below. Reports selected for inclusion “had to be created from high-quality and currently available data, relevant to important health problems, and created through the use of participatory processes and involving reputable individuals and organizations” (Wold, 2008). • America’s Children • America’s Health Ranking • Australia’s Measures of Progress • Boston Indicators Project • Canadian Index of Well-being/Prototype • Commission to Build a Healthier America • ommonwealth Fund State Scorecard on Health System C Performance • Communities Count (Seattle King County, Washington) • Community Health Status Indicators • Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care • Early Childhood Indicators–Project Thrive • Environmental Public Health Indicators Project • Five Million Lives • Georgia Health Disparities Report • Health Care Costs 101 • Health of Wisconsin Report Card 2007 

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 STATE OF THE USA HEALTH INDICATORS • Healthy People 2010 Leading (max. set) • Hospital Compare • acksonville Indicators for Progress—JCCI 2007 Quality of Life J Report • Kids Count • Los Angeles County Key Health Indicators • National Healthcare Disparities Report • National Healthcare Quality Report • New York City Community Health Profiles • New York City Health Disparities Report • ECD Factbook 2008: Economic, Environmental and Social O Statistics • OECD Health Care Quality Index • Older Americans 2008: Key Indicators of Well-Being • Patient Safety in America Hospitals Study (Third Annual) • Prevention Institute—Prototype • he Boston Paradox: Too Much Healthcare and Not Enough T Health • rends and Indicators in the Changing Health Care Marketplace T Chartbook • Trust for America’s Health: Top 10 Priorities for Prevention • World Health Organization