National Committee for Quality Assurance
- Appropriate testing for children with pharyngitis: percentage of children 2 to 18 years of age who were diagnosed with pharyngitis, dispensed an antibiotic, and received a group A streptococcus (strep) test for the episode.
- Appropriate treatment for children with upper respiratory infection (URI): percentage of children 3 months to 18 years of age who were given a diagnosis of URI and were not treated with an antibiotic medication.
- Avoidance of antibiotic treatment in adults with acute bronchitis: percentage of adults 18 to 64 years of age with a diagnosis of acute bronchitis who were not dispensed an antibiotic prescription.
- Use of appropriate medications for people with asthma: percentage of patients 5 to 64 years of age during the measurement year who were identified as having persistent asthma and who were appropriately dispensed medication during the measurement year.