Clinical Quality Measures

The Million Hearts® Clinical Quality Measures (CQM) Dashboard is designed to display quality reporting measures focused on the Million Hearts® ABCS (Aspirin when appropriate, Blood pressure control, Cholesterol management, and Smoking cessation).

The CQM Dashboard provides a geographical view by quality reporting system and year of progress on the ABCS. The Dashboard documentation provides instructions on how to use the tool, definitions of key terms, and detailed descriptions of data sources.

Download the Data

Persons with disabilities experiencing problems accessing the Clinical Quality Measures Dashboard can alternately access downloadable spreadsheets of the CQM Dashboard data:

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Additional Resources

Interactive Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Interactive Atlas of Heart Disease and Stroke is an online tool that enables users to map geographic disparities in heart disease and stroke at the local level. Create county-level maps by demographic indicators and overlay maps with congressional boundaries and locations of health care facilities.

Module: Clinical Quality Measures on Hypertension Control

This module is a part of the Health Resources and Services Administration's Quality Toolkit, which includes resources to enhance quality improvement efforts. The module includes proven strategies and is based on a patient-centered medical home framework.

Clinical Performance Measures on the ABCS of Heart Health

Each year, the Health Resources and Services Administration’s health center program grantees report on their performance using the measures defined in the Uniform Data System.

Cardiovascular High Performers [PDF-4.2M]

This February 2014 National Committee for Quality Assurance report issued in support of Million Hearts® highlights health plans and physician practices nationwide that have achieved excellent results in cardiovascular care.


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