AHRQ

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AHRQAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality (formerly Agency for Health Care Policy and Research; US HHS)
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The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has invited grant applications for two new health IT research programs, totaling potentially funding of $1.5 million.
Quality and safety initiatives promoted by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) (2016) depend on the quality of evaluation data to establish their validity.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
With the advent and expansion of health information technology, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality identified the need to provide a more defined framework for using health information technology to achieve its goal of improving healthcare quality.
Health providers are paying more attention to communicating more effectively with patients and their families about their care, although progress is occurring at a modest pace, according to findings from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) newly released Chartbook on Patient- and Family-Centered Care.
Six federal agencies, including the National Institutes of Health, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Food and Drug Administration, have launched the Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Statistical Brief #187, 12/14
The SAFER Guides complement existing health IT safety tools and research developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and ONC.
Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, www.ahrq.gov.
Berwick has served as Chair of the National Advisory Council of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and as an elected member of the Institute of Medicine.
Each year the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) submits annual reports to the Congress on the state of health care quality and health care disparities.
* The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Effective Health Care Program (www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov) facilitates decision making by providing findings from high-quality research.
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