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What do consumers believe about health care costs?
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A major hurdle to decreasing health care costs is the transparency of care information for consumers. Consumers need to know how much their care will cost so they can compare treatments. Unfortu...

What are the elements of a successful homepage on public reporting websites?
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  Before you create or modify a website, answer three questions:    1. Why should people use your site? 2. What do you want visitors to do? 3. How do you help ...

What are best practices for using visual elements on public reporting websites?
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  Visuals (photos, cartoon characters, videos, etc.) are important: Use them more than text.    Visual elements need to mean something and connect to an intended messa...

How do I get consumer feedback on my website?
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  AF4Q communities rely on patient feedback on their care experiences to improve the quality of health care.  Likewise, consumer feedback on your website (a form of “usabilit...

How do we help employers maintain their interest and energy in our partnership?
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  You’ve found an employer with whom to partner. Now you want to create a mutually beneficial relationship. Always offer something of value before asking for something of value (i...

How do I explain missing data to consumers?
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  Displaying comparative quality information is a big job, and it’s important to do it in ways that promote understanding and avoid misinterpretation. AF4Q Alliances are up for th...

Do consumers find certain performance measures—such as readmissions and avoidable complications data—useful?
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  When consumers are interested in using cost and resource use information to make decisions about their care, some types of data are useful only when accompanied by information that gi...

What are best practices for displaying comparative reports on public reporting websites?
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Alliances provide comparative data to encourage consumers to use it in making health care decisions. We asked consumers to test the public reporting websites of eight Alliances. Here is what we ...

How do you explain the idea of “high-quality health care"?
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You hear the phrase all the time. It is our end goal. Yet, consumers define quality of care in many different ways. Some describe it as “good bedside manner,” others as “a doct...

Author: Missouri HIT Assistance Center, KCQIC
This guidebook is intended to walk physicians through the details of gathering the correct data for reporting on the objectives and measures necessary for determining meaningful use. The guidebook ...

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