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Table 2 Proposed quality measures relevant to AH therapy services

From: An evidence-based framework to measure quality of allied health care

  What AH does? What happens? How AH does it? What happens next?
Efficacious treatments [1, 45, 47, 49, 59] ×   ×  
Effective treatments [9, 44, 45, 49, 55, 58] ×    
Safe treatments [46, 55, 58] ×   ×  
Best practice care occasions or episodes [59]    ×  
Quality interactions with others [45, 54] ×   ×  
Integrated care with other care [45, 54] ×   ×  
Quality environments of care [55, 54] ×   ×  
Acceptable [44, 49, 55] ×   ×  
Affordable [45, 50] ×   ×  
Value for money (optimal) [45, 60] × × × ×
Patient satisfaction with care delivery [62]   × × ×
Patient satisfaction with care [62] ×    
Patient satisfaction with outcomes [62]   ×   ×
Timely [55, 58]    ×  
Efficient [44, 49, 55]    ×  
Appropriate [55] ×   ×  
Equitable [44, 49] × × × ×
Legitimate [44, 49] ×   ×  
Reflect societal health status measures [56]     ×
Reflect individual health status measures [56]   ×   ×
Measurable relevant to care provided [44] × ×   ×
Measurable relevant to care delivery [44]   × × ×
Measurable relevant to health outcomes [44]   ×   ×
Includes patient in care decisions [1, 55, 58] ×   ×