TABLE 8-1HEDIS Effectiveness of Care Measures

  • Prevention

    Cancer Screening

    • Breast cancer
    • Cervical cancer
    • Colon cancer

    Immunizations (Children & Adolescents)

    Chlamydia screen

    Antibiotic prescribing

    Elderly Care

    • Pneumonia vaccination
    • Influenza vaccination
    • Urinary incontinence
    • Vision Screening
    • Advice for physical activity
  • Chronic Care Conditions


    Diabetes (6)

    Cardiovascular Disease

    • Cholesterol test & results
    • Betablocker after AMI
    • Betablocker long-term
    • compliance

    Smoking cessation





    Depression (3)

    Substance Use (3)

    Coordination of care psychiatry


    Low back pain

    Safe Medication Management

    • Never medications
    • Appropriate testing

NOTE: ADHD = attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; AMI = acute myocardial infarction; COPD = chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

From: 8, Structuring the Incentives for Change

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Institute of Medicine (US) Roundtable on Evidence-Based Medicine; Olsen LA, Aisner D, McGinnis JM, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2007.
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