Acronyms


AAPCC

adjusted average per capita cost (Medicare)

ACS

ambulatory care sensitive

AFDC

Aid to Families with Dependent Children

AHA

American Hospital Association

AHCPR

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research

AIDS

acquired immune deficiency syndrome

ALA

American Lung Association

AMA

American Medical Association

AMBHA

American Managed Behavioral Healthcare Association

AMI

acute myocardial infarction

AOA

American Osteopathic Association

APEXPH

Assessment Protocol for Excellence in Public Health

APHA

American Public Health Association

ASTHO

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials


BRFSS

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System


CABG

coronary artery bypass graft

CASA

Clinic Assessment Software Application

CCHIP

Calhoun County Health Improvement Program

CCN

Community Care Network

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention



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Improving Health in the Community: A Role for Performance Monitoring Acronyms AAPCC adjusted average per capita cost (Medicare) ACS ambulatory care sensitive AFDC Aid to Families with Dependent Children AHA American Hospital Association AHCPR Agency for Health Care Policy and Research AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndrome ALA American Lung Association AMA American Medical Association AMBHA American Managed Behavioral Healthcare Association AMI acute myocardial infarction AOA American Osteopathic Association APEXPH Assessment Protocol for Excellence in Public Health APHA American Public Health Association ASTHO Association of State and Territorial Health Officials BRFSS Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System CABG coronary artery bypass graft CASA Clinic Assessment Software Application CCHIP Calhoun County Health Improvement Program CCN Community Care Network CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Improving Health in the Community: A Role for Performance Monitoring CHA Catholic Health Association CHART Community Health Assessment and Resource Team CHIP community health improvement process CHNA Community Health Network Area CHP comprehensive health planning CME continuing medical education COMAH Clinical Outcome Measure Adjusted HEDIS COMMIT Community Intervention Trial (for Smoking Cessation) COPC community-oriented primary care COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease CQI continuous quality improvement DNA deoxyribonucleic acid DTP diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis DSM-IV Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition EAP employee assistance program EPA Environmental Protection Agency ERISA Employee Retirement Income Security Act ETS environmental tobacco smoke HDO health data organization HEDIS Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set Hib Haemophilus influenzae type b HIV human immunodeficiency virus HMO health maintenance organization HPV human papilloma virus HUD U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ICD-9 International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision ICU intensive care unit IM System Indicator Measurement System INPHO Information Network for Public Health Officials IOM Institute of Medicine IPLAN Illinois Project for Local Assessment of Need IRS Internal Revenue Service

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Improving Health in the Community: A Role for Performance Monitoring JCAHO Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations LHD local health department MassCHIP Massachusetts Community Health Information Profile MCO managed care organization McPLAN McHenry County Project for Local Assessment of Need MMR measles-mumps-rubella NACCHO National Association of County and City Health Officials NCHS National Center for Health Statistics NCQA National Committee for Quality Assurance NHANES National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey NHLBI National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute NII National Information Infrastructure OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration PATCH Planned Approach to Community Health PHPPO Public Health Practice Program Office PKU phenylketonuria PPG Performance Partnership Grant PTA parent-teacher association SAMMEC smoking-attributable morbidity, mortality, and economic costs SIDS sudden infant death syndrome SMHA state mental health agency STD sexually transmitted disease TANF Temporary Assistance to Needy Families TAPII the Arizona Partnership for Infant Immunization WHO World Health Organization WIC Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children YRBSS Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System