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NQF Endorses 41 Standards of Pediatric Care

Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, August 22, 2011

Gaps, however, remain for measures focused on child function, health-related quality of life, patient and caregiver experience with care, pediatric inpatient care, promotion of healthful behaviors, and other areas, according to an NQF summary report on the latest endorsements.

Burstin said that some didn't make the cut because of the difficulty to reliably collect information from the medical record.

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Cheryl Clark is senior quality editor and California correspondent for HealthLeaders Media. She is a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists.
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