WHIO Measures for Primary Care

Provides Recommended Care for Your Health Care Issues at the Right Time

Stars are used to rate quality. You’ll see these stars next to the locations where you can see primary care doctors.

quality stars

This measure is produced by the Wisconsin Health Information Organization (WHIO) and compares composites of more than 140 quality measures to peer groups based on the type of primary care provided (internal medicine, family practice, and pediatrics) and the setting of the location (urban vs rural). These measures undergo a provider review and comment period facilitated by WHIO. WHIO produces this metric for Wisconsin providers both inside of and outside of the Alliance network.

Makes Good Use of Your Health Care Dollars:

Stars are used to rate efficiency. You’ll see these stars next to the locations where you can see primary care doctors.

quality stars

This measure is produced by WHIO and compares a standardized resource utilization score based on the types of services billed in claims data.  This score is compared among peer groups based upon the type of primary care provided (internal medicine, family practice, and pediatrics) and the setting of the location (urban vs rural). These measures undergo a provider review and comment period facilitated by WHIO. WHIO produces this metric for Wisconsin providers both inside of and outside of the Alliance network.

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