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Infographic: Vital Signs: Core Metrics for Health and Health Care Progress

To achieve better health at lower cost, all stakeholders — including health professionals, payers, policy makers, communities, and members of the public — must focus on what matters most. What are the core measures that will yield the clearest understanding of health and well-being in America? Vital Signs, a 2015 report from the Institute of Medicine, proposes a set of 15 core measures for health and health care.

Explore the infographic to see examples for each measure.

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