Health & Welfare Council of Long Island. May 12, 2010. Mission.
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May 12, 2010
“The Long Island Center for Health Policy Studies is dedicated to democratizing health planning information so as to support a sustainable process of health policy development which directly results in improving the health of the residents and communities of Long Island”
To inform the Long Island community about senior issues/survey results
To make recommendations to policymakers with regard to improving community health: what can we do to improve quality of life for our seniors?
LICHPS Survey Goals
Draft Survey Areas for LICHPS Advisory Board Consideration
Health Care Information/Utilization
Initial Role of LICHPS
Health Disparities in a Suburban Environment
What are the Prevention Quality Indicators?
Prevention Quality Indicators (PQIs) are a set of measures created by the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ) that identify "ambulatory care sensitive conditions" (ACSCs) in adult populations, using hospital inpatient discharges.
ACSCs are conditions for which good outpatient care can potentially prevent the need for hospitalization, or for which early intervention can prevent complications or more severe disease.
What do these Indicators tell us?
Highest 20% All Other Lowest 20%
Prepared by North Shore-LIJ Health System Office of Strategic Planning
Source: SPARCS ver11.28.08/jm; Thomson Reuters; Prepared by North Shore-LIJ Health System Office of Strategic Planning