Links to National Surveys and Measurement Clearinghouses
National Quality Forum. The Promoting Healthy Development Survey (PHDS) was endorsed by the National Quality Forum as a valid measure for system, plan and provider-level assessment of patients’ experiences with preventive and developmental health care in 2008.
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NQMC). The measures derived from the Promoting Healthy Development Survey (PHDS) are included in the AHRQ-NQMC. Click here to find more information about each of the measures at the AHRQ.
National Survey of Early Childhood Health (NSECH). The NESCH, conducted in 2000, interviewed the parents of over 2,000 children under 3 years old about their experiences receiving pediatric care and about the promotion of children’s health in their homes. The survey, which provides national baseline data on pediatric care, includes items from the PHDS. Click here to learn more about the NESCH.
National Survey of Children’s Health. The NSCH, conducted annually as of 2016 is a national survey that provides a broad range of information about children’s health and well-being collected in a manner that allows for comparisons between states and at the national level. The survey includes items from the PHDS. Click here to learn more about the NSCH.