Updated Draft Quality Measure in USHIKAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) sent this bulletin at 08/19/2014 04:25 PM EDT
The draft electronic Quality Measure “Hepatitis B Vaccine Coverage Among All Live Newborn Infants Prior to Hospital or Birthing Facility Discharge” has been updated and re-posted for additional public comment on AHRQ’s USHIK website.
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