Step 1 answers eight common questions about the PHDS:
1.1: What is the PHDS?
1.2: How does the PHDS compare with currently used quality measures?
1.3: How has the PHDS been used by health systems?
1.4: How has the PHDS been used for practice-level assessment?
1.5: How does the PHDS complement and enhance improvement and measurement activities?
1.6: How was the PHDS developed?
1.7: What is required to implement the PHDS?
1.8: What PHDS tools and resources are available?
Useful tables/figures that pertain to this section include: