Pediatric Quality Measure Law and Legal Definition

The term pediatric quality measure means a measurement of clinical care provided by various institutional and ambulatory health care settings. It makes an assessment of the structure of the clinical care system, the process of care, the outcome of care, and the experience of the patients in care. Pediatric quality measure is a measurement of clinical care that is capable of being examined through collection and analysis of relevant information that is developed in order to assess one or more aspects of pediatric health care quality. [42 USCS § 1320b-9a (b)(6)].