If you're not impressed by the Kaiser Foundation, well healthcare colleagues:  you should be.  The breadth and scope of thought on healthcare quality coming out of the Kaiser foundation is routinely impressive.  This summary (a joint product of the Peterson Center & The Kaiser Foundation), although almost a year old, still reads as fresh on the nature of US healthcare quality metrics.  Take a look at what reads like a current-state summary of US healthcare metrics designed to indicate the state of our quality.