Quality Data Sources Organizer Essay 2 Quality Data Sources Organizer Essay 2 The purpose of this assignment is to become familiar with various data sources used by health care organizations to obtain quality data

. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) creates an annual report, the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report, which assesses the performance of the U.S. health care system.

 This report identifies strengths and weaknesses of the health care system in addition to disparities for access to health care and quality of health care. The report is based on more than 250 measures of quality