More work is clearly needed on how best to meet the needs of children with autism spectrum disorder, said AHRQs
Chief Medical Officer David Meyers, M.
To order FREE printed copies of clinician research summaries and patient brochures (including bulk quantities), call the AHRQ
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2010 State Snapshots not only provide states with a benchmark on how they are doing in these areas but they also provide resources that states can use to make improvements.
identified six tests for colorectal cancer and four for prostate cancer.
task order also includes the development of the third edition of the guide, "Registries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes: A User's Guide," a Federal publication that provides information on designing, implementing, and evaluating patient registries.
lists patient safety organizations pursuant to section 924 of PSQIA and has responsibility for common formats and network of patient safety databases pursuant to section 923.
In 2008, AHRQ
published a new book entitled, Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses (available online at http:// www.
To do its work, GAO interviewed AHRQ
officials and their contractors.
Innovations Exchange also is the home of AHRQ
Quality Tools, a searchable database of practical tools that help with the assessment, measurement, and promotion of healthcare quality improvement.
funded 234 projects during the evaluation period, and AHRQ
continues to fund additional projects.
However, the number of children with asthma who were admitted to hospitals for other conditions rose by nearly 70,000 during the same period, the AHRQ
This three-volume resource is available on the AHRQ
website at www.