Skip to main content

Table 5 Set of nine quality indicators

From: Effectiveness of the introduction of a Chronic Care Model-based program for type 2 diabetes in Belgium

Quality indicator Data source
Indicators of care process IMA
   ▪ The percentage of patients with at least one assessment of HbA1c during the last 12 months  
   ▪ The percentage of patients with at least one assessment of cholesterol during the last 12 months  
   ▪ The percentage of patients with a prescription for statin therapy during the last 12 months  
   ▪ The percentage of patients with at least one assessment of micro-albuminuria during the last 12 months  
   ▪ The percentage of patients with a prescription for influenza vaccination during the last 12 months  
   ▪ The percentage of patients with at least one assessment by an ophtalmologist during the last 12 months  
Indicators of intermediate outcome of care Laboratories
   ▪ The percentage of patients with diabetes in whom HbA1c is ≤7.5%  
   ▪ The percentage of patients with diabetes in whom HbA1c is ≤10%  
   ▪ The percentage of patients with diabetes whose total cholesterol is ≤190 mg/dl