TABLE 2.

Highest-Scoring Recommendations for National Action to Improve Children’s Health Care Quality

RecommendationRankScore*
Create the requisite informatics infrastructure182
Build public support for quality measurement and improvement in children’s health care269
Improve reliability, validity, feasibility, and utility of existing measures for children’s health care331
Conduct research to provide underlying scientific evidence (eg, of effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of services)428
  • * Meeting participants were asked to rate their 3 top choices among recommendations, giving a “3” to their highest-ranking priority, a “2” to their second priority, and a “1” to their lowest priority among the 3.