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AHRQAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality (formerly Agency for Health Care Policy and Research; US HHS)
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AHRQ Has Made Progress in Some Areas with More Work Needed in Others
"Millions of Americans seek relief from the pain and reduced mobility caused by osteoarthritis of the knee," said AHRQ director Carolyn Clancy, MD.
"This study highlights one of AHRQ's most important missions: to collect and analyze, scientific evidence that will help patients, policymakers, and clinicians make the best possible decisions," said AHRQ Director Carolyn M Clancy, M.D.
AHRQ's State Snapshots Web tool, in use since 2005, offers additional information to help state healthcare leaders, researchers, consumers and others understand the status of healthcare quality in individual states.
The guide builds and expands on a document previously published by AHRQ: Altered Standards of Care in Mass Casualty Events (available on the AHRQ Web site at www.ahrq.gov/research/altstand/) explores the issues and outlines the principles associated with the provision of medical care in the face of overwhelming numbers of casualties.
The AHRQ report did document some adverse effects of garlic, though.
You can also call the AHRQ's Publications Clearinghouse at 1-800-358-9295 to request a copy.
AHRQ published a comprehensive review of current strategies for improving patient safety and reducing medical error.
This fact sheet is part of Put Prevention Into Practice (PPIP), a national program sponsored by AHRQ to increase the delivery of USPSTF-recommended clinical preventive services in the primary care setting.
This is the ninth in a series of articles from the National Center for Excellence in Primary Care Research (NCEPCR) in the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
A new online toolkit from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is designed to help hospital and health system leaders and clinicians communicate accurately and openly with patients and their families when something goes wrong with their care.