Education: Patient and Caregiver | Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Novant Health Uses AHRQ Tool to Assess and Improve Patient Communications
Patients & Consumers … Using AHRQ Guide in Patient Materials
Taking Care of Myself: A Guide for When I Leave the Hospital … TalkingQuality
University of Texas Health at San Antonio, University Health System Used AHRQ Tools … Taking Care of Yourself and Your Risk for Breast Cancer (CUIDARSE): a randomized controlled trial of … a health communication intervention for Latinas.
National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Reports | Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
NAM reports sponsored by AHRQ:
Improving Diagnosis in Health Care , published in 2015, this report … of both the state and the science of child and adolescent health and health care quality measurement … Race, Ethnicity, and Language Data: Standardization for Health Care Quality Improvement is a 2009 report … that recommends collection of more granular ethnicity and language need according to national standards … of health care in rural America and offers a strategy for future work.
Strategies to Better Manage Lipids – Statin Pearls
Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), materials provided in this presentation reflect my individual … is smaller due to a lower probability of disease and uncertainty in individual risk prediction. … Clinicians may choose to offer a low- to moderate dose statin to certain adults without a history of … -year risk of a cardiovascular event of 7.5% to 10% C
Adults age 76 years and older without a history … is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for lipid disorders in children
New Guidelines for Treating Maladaptive Aggression in Youth | Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
investigators at the Rutgers University Center for Education and Research on Mental Health Therapeutics … national health care initiatives. … "In providing our recommendations to the State of Texas, we really drew on and referenced our T-MAY research … The T-MAY research has had an impact on a national scale as well. … therapeutics; and improve quality while cutting the costs of health care.
Building a Future for Shared Clinical Decision Support | Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
This week, I was pleased to speak at the Annual Conference of HIMSS, the Health Information and Management … It was an opportunity to highlight a new AHRQ initiative aimed at improving the interoperability of clinical … The goals of AHRQ’s initiative, meanwhile, are to help health care providers use CDS to move evidence … First, because improving care for patients and their families is at the center of this initiative, our … care in clinical practice.
Treatment of Maladaptive Aggession in Youth Toolkit | Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
and can be complex and difficult to manage. … , evidence-based approach that incorporates treatment recommendations developed at a CERTs-convened consensus … (REACH), the New York State Office of Mental Health, the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy … , the California Department of Health Care Services, and participating national experts in the fields … this tool kit for clinicians and other health care providers who work with children and adolescents
VA Homelessness: Homeless Patient Aligned Care Teams | Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
have complex medical conditions and more likely to have limited access to care, which compounds the issue … This “open-access” model allows homeless and at-risk veterans to receive primary care and housing services … Care teams at each site consist of a primary care provider, a registered nurse, social workers, and VA … in navigating a complex health care system. … , tailored health and health care services. 9
Over the last 7 years, roughly 70 percent of H-PACT enrollees
Primary Care | Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
The National Center for Excellence in Primary Care Research is AHRQ's home for primary care research. … in Pennsylvania
A Study of the Patient-Centered Medical Home: Lessons From a New York State Community … Hundreds of Students Using AHRQ App to Improve Primary Care
Guide to Improving Patient Safety in Primary … for Improving Primary Care
Opinion Leaders: Effect on Health Care Practice and Evidence Use
Patient … and Family Engagement in Primary Care
Patient-Team Partnership at Small Primary Care Practices Needs
How To Use This Toolkit | Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Improving Surgical Care and Recovery
Improving Your Laboratory Testing Process
Mechanically … a program that fits your facility’s needs and is sustainable. … implement or sustain a CUSP-based improvement effort in ASCs. … Videos (mp4): Videos included in slide sets are also posted separately, for ease of access and further … Audio files (mp3): Audio files included in slide sets are also posted separately, for ease of access
Priorities in Focus–Effective Treatment | Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
and health care expenditures in the United States. … health expenditures. 1 Improving the quality of American health care thus demands an intense focus on … Receipt of effective clinical preventive services across the lifespan in clinical and community settings … The Affordable Care Act created initiatives to reduce the leading causes of morbidity and mortality. … Services in partnership with States and the private sector to prevent one million heart attacks and
Strategies for Improving Patient Experience with Ambulatory Care: Rapid Referral Programs
In response to
the following question “How often did you get an appointment to see a specialist as soon … Resolving the gatekeeper conundrum: What patients value in primary care and
referrals to specialists … at specialists, better patient outcomes, and greater patient satisfaction.
6.E.2.a. … While this project applies to the UK’s National Health System, which clearly
differs in many ways from … , which
increases satisfaction with care.4
For providers, health plans, and
payers, quicker approvals
Bringing Moneyball to Medicine | Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
I’ll soon be leaving to return to my work as a primary care physician and a health services researcher … I think there is a parallel opportunity for us in health care. … We bring a special knowledge to improving health informed by our experience. … approaches developed by health services researchers, there is a goldern opportunity for us in health … rigor, and their passion for improving the quality and safety of patient care.
Elements of Access to Health Care: Services | Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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People with a usual source of care … People with a usual place of care and a usual provider are more likely to receive preventive services … : Elements of Access to Health Care: Services.
Strengthening National Efforts to Reduce Healthcare-Associated Infections | Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
efforts are a viable method for substantially improving the quality of American health care. … and conduct a limited pilot test of a change package to reduce vascular access infections in end-stage … of change efforts, and most within health care acknowledge that many of these change efforts fail to … substantial resources in supporting national spread campaigns to reduce HAIs and improve health care … Atlanta, GA: Access Excellence, National Health Museum.
Strategy 6R: Reminder Systems for Immunizations and Preventive Services | Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
, disrupt the patient-provider relationship, and add to health care costs. … According to the National Center for Health Statistics, in 2013:
Less than 68 percent of adults 65 and … recall systems are effective at improving immunization rates in adults and children. 5 They also reduce … practice and health care outcomes. … National Center for Health Statistics. Health, United States, 2014.
Quality Information by State | Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Quality Information by State
The AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange … offers busy health professionals and researchers a variety of opportunities to share, learn about, and … ultimately adopt evidence-based innovations and tools suitable for a range of health care settings and … disseminate reports to consumers on the quality of care provided by health care organizations (e.g., … State Snapshots
The State Snapshots provide State-specific health care quality information, including
AHRQ Safety Expert Chosen To Co-Chair National Effort to Reduce Patient Harm | Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), has been named co-chair of a new committee … the Prevention of Health Care Harm and to continue the quest to eliminate patient harm and affirm safety … The Call to Action frames harm from health care as an issue that affects all of society and demands a … coordinated response by the health care and public health sectors. … and other health care organizations to improve patient safety while providing the best, safest possible
National Steering Committee for Patient Safety | Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Building Capacity for Change
Patient Safety Resources … create a national action plan to accelerate progress in reducing patient harm. … Committee members represent health care, policy, regulatory, and advocacy communities. … and safety officer at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. … https://www.ahrq.gov/patient-safety/about/national-steering-committee.html
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For AHRQ in 2020, an Unforgettable Year of Daunting Challenges and Vital Accomplishments | Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Advancing Health Services Research
As a national leader in funding health services research, we were … gratified to publish the independent, comprehensive Health Services and Primary Care Research Study … the relevance, timeliness, and impact of health services and primary care research. … data and analytic findings related to financing, coverage, and access to care in the U.S. healthcare … Our collective efforts to improve the well-being of the American people come at a unique moment—an unprecedented
Working Together to Tackle Health Care’s "Voltage Drops" | Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
due to obstacles such as lack of insurance, limited access to health care services or institutions, … John, a beloved pioneer in health services research, was an international leader in quality improvement … ., passionately energized AHRQ's expertise in health care data collection and analysis. … And it's not a job for any single sector of our health care community. … I look forward to working with you to tackle these challenges and to continue the conversation through