Measurement of Healthcare Quality and Efficiency: Resources for Healthcare Professionals

Research Projects – Health

The Health Section is pleased to make available the results of a research project that updated an inventory of quality and efficiency measures currently available. The update reflects recent federal health care reform and new applications. The report and inventory were prepared by Greger Vigen, Ian Duncan, Sheryl Coughlin and Mark Howland.

The Health Section would like to thank members of the Project Oversight Group who provided advice and guidance during the course of the project:

  • Joan Barrett, Chair
  • John Barela
  • Gayle Brekke
  • John Cookson
  • Curtis Lee Robbins
  • Steven Siegel, SOA Research Actuary
  • Sara Teppema, SOA Staff Fellow
  • Michael Thompson
  • Scott Weltz


This material contains extracts of publicly-available information from the websites of the organizations described herein. Material was extracted between 2008 and 2013. It has not been independently validated and the authors and the Society of Actuaries make no warranty as to its accuracy.