OA-7.1 Increase the proportion of physicians with geriatric certification

National Data Source
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
2.7 (2009)
Target
3.0
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of licensed MDs, IMGs, and DOs with board certification or certificate of added qualification in geriatrics
Denominator
Number of licensed MDs, IMGs, and DOs
Data Collection Frequency
Biennial
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable

Comments

Methodology Notes

Specialists with geriatric certification are included in the data sources listed.