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The Quadruple Aim
Quadruple Aim

A Conceptual Framework

Improving the U.S. health care system requires four aims: improving the experience of care, improving the health of populations, reducing per capita costs and improving care team well-being. HITEQ Center resources seek to provide content and direction aligned with the goals of the Quadruple Aim

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Through the data validation process, valuable information is gained that can then be used to improve performance around patient care or quality of care metrics.  Improving quality performance may take the form of improving data collection processes, better identifying patients who need additional interventions, or decreasing missed opportunities to provide patients appropriate interventions, among other possibilities. This section includes guidance on leveraging Health IT to improve quality performance including change packages for recommended approaches related to various quality of care measures.

Improving Performance Resources

FHIR: Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources

An introduction to FHIR for health centers preparing for UDS+


This video provides an introduction to FHIR for health centers preparing for UDS+. regarding previous documents that contain some now outdated UDS+ information.

Disclaimer: Please note this information is current as of late 2022. While this overview remains relevant, more information has come out. Please visit the UDS Modernization Overview and FAQ pages for the most up-to-date information about 2023 Uniform Data System (UDS) and UDS Patient-Level Submission (UDS+).


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This resource collection was compiled by the HITEQ Center staff with guidance from HITEQ Advisory Committee members and collaborators of the HITEQ Center.