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Table 1 STEEEP quality domains according to the Donabedian framework with national endorsement mapping

From: U.S. hospital performance methodologies: a scoping review to identify opportunities for crossing the quality chasm

Assessment Donabedian Category (measure count) STEEEP Quality Measures AHRQ Indicator(s)b
Consumer Reports Outcome (14) Effectiveness, Equitablea, Patient-centeredness, Safety Inpatient, Patient Safety
Process (2) Efficiency, Safety None
Healthgrades Outcome (34) Equitablea, Safety Inpatient, Patient Safety
Hospital Compare Outcome (43) Effectiveness, Efficiency, Patient-centeredness, Safety, Timeliness Inpatient, Patient Safety
Process (16) Effectiveness, Efficiency, Safety, Timeliness None
IBM Outcome (10) Effectiveness, Efficiency, Equitablea, Patient-centeredness, Safety, Timeliness Inpatient, Patient Safety
IPRO Outcome (59) Effectiveness, Efficiency, Equitablea, Patient-centeredness, Safety, Timeliness Patient Safety, Prevention
Process (17) Effectiveness, Efficiency, Timeliness None
Structural (5) Efficiency, Safety None
Joint Commission Process (37) Effectiveness, Efficiency, Safety, Timeliness None
Leapfrog Outcome (20) Patient-centeredness, Safety Patient Safety
Process (4) Safety None
Structural (4) Efficiency, Safety, Timeliness None
US News Outcome (7) Effectiveness, Efficiency, Equitablea, Patient-centeredness, Safety Inpatient, Patient Safety
Process (7) Effectiveness, Patient-centeredness, Safety None
Structural (4) NA, Safety None
  1. a, equity-based measures used risk- or severity-adjustments in other STEEEP measures; b, at least one measure in AHRQ category was NQF endorsed. Abbreviations: NA not applicable, NQF National Quality Forum