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Agency for Health Care Policy and Research



abbreviation for Agency for Health Care Policy and Research. See Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.


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This investigation warrants an AHCPR rating of "A", indicating that the "evidence is based upon a randomized, well-controlled clinical trial for individuals" with MDD.
As part of the Agency's reauthorization in 1999, AHCPR was renamed AHRQ.
AHCPR launches research program to improve the safe and effective use of medical products.
John Eisenberg, MD, Administrator, AHCPR, before the Subcommittee on Health of the House Ways and Means Committee, Feb.
Visitors to the AHCPR or Vector Research are screened by their own receptionists and permitted to go unescorted to either of those suites.
AHCPR is funding research on outcomes assessments to aid in the development of guidelines for specific procedures.
AHCPR should move quickly to establish a program to sponsor systematic evaluation of these efforts.
The North American Spine Society, the main professional group for back surgeons, launched an assault on the methods used by the AHCPR experts, charging that the agency had wasted taxpayer dollars on the study.
In 1997, her old friend John Eisenberg was appointed AHCPR director.
Otitis Media with Effusion in Young Children, Clinical Practice Guideline No, 12, AHCPR Publication No.
On that day in 1989, President Bush signed a law creating AHCPR "for the purpose of enhancing the quality, appropriateness, and effectiveness of health care services and access to care.
The AHCPR conducts or supports research and then disseminates the findings.