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Gartner Glossary

HEDIS (Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set)

A set of standardized performance measures designed to provide purchasers and consumers with the information they need to reliably compare healthcare organizations’ performance. HEDIS 99 contains measures that cover prevention, acute and chronic care — including mental health and chemical dependency — across a full range of care settings (physician office, clinics and hospital outpatient care, inpatient acute and nonacute care, and behavioral health).


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