Biased actions or behaviors against an individual based on age, race, culture, disability, ethnicity, gender, medical condition, nationality, appearance, religion, sexual identity, sexual orientation, or social class Out of date term used to describe the functional disadvantage and limitation of potential due to a physical or mental impairment of disability. Substantially limits or prevents fulfillment of one or more major life activities otherwise considered normal for that individual based on age, sex, and social and cultural factors, such as caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, working, etc. Classification of role reduction resulting from circumstances that place an impaired or disabled person at a disadvantage compared to others. Institute of Medicine defines healthcare transparency as making available to the public, in a reliable, and understandable manner, information on the health care system's quality, efficiency and consumer experience with care, which includes price and quality data, so as to influence the behavior of patients, providers, payers, and others to achieve better outcomes (quality and cost of care). Performance transparency broadly refers to making available to the public information related to clinical quality, resource use, and experience of care with individual physicians, hospitals, and other providers.