AHRQ


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Agency for Health Care Policy and Research

 (AHCPR)

AHRQ

Abbreviation for Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
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Overall, AHRQ made observable progress in implementing its patient safety initiative from FY 2001 through FY 2006.
The study will be coordinated by Vanderbilt University researchers on contract through AHRQ's Effective Health Care program.
The annual State Snapshots compiled and released by AHRQ is based on data drawn from more than 30 sources, including government surveys, healthcare facilities and healthcare organizations.
Another limitation noted in the AHRQ report was the wide variability in the types of garlic preparations used by study subjects.
Published studies are documenting the relationship between sub optimal staffing levels and poor patient outcomes, (13) and, recognizing the dangers inherent in the current status quo, AHRQ is funding a major initiative to study and improve the impact of working conditions on patient safety.
To order more copies of this fact sheet or other PPIP material for patients, clinicians, or office systems, call the AHRQ Publications Clearinghouse:
This month's article describes some elements of AHRQ's Self-Management Support Resource Library, a collection of materials and tools produced by AHRQ and others.
Released in April, the AHRQ report, "2014 National Quality and Disparities Report," also found that the percentages of people who report having a usual place of medical care increased between 2013 and 2014.
This AHRQ News and Numbers summary is based on data from Emergency Department Visits in Rural and Non-Rural Community Hospitals, 2008 (http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb116.jsp).
One of the central activities of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) patient safety initiative has been the use of its appropriated funding to support research and development work to expand knowledge on patient safety epidemiology and practices.
The Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), in ongoing initiatives to address health care disparities, promotes the use of CBPR.