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DQA Measure Activities

Practice Level Measure Development: Current Projects Underway

The DQA is currently testing a starter set of practice level pediatric quality measures for feasibility, validity, reliability and usability:

  • Sealants for children 6-9 years old at elevated risk
  • Sealants for children 10-14 years old at elevated risk
  • Topical fluoride for children at elevated risk
  • Care continuity

Program Level Measure Development: Current Projects Underway 

The DQA is currently testing the following adult quality measures for feasibility, validity, reliability and usability.

  • Emergency department visits - adults
  • Follow-up after emergency department visits - adults
  • Oral evaluation in diabetics - adults

Program Level Measures Identified for Future Development

The DQA currently has several measures for adult, pediatric, and the nursing home population under consideration for testing:
  

Environmental Scan 

DQA Annual Measure Review Reports

Measure Development Process