Munier Slide 17

AHRQ Collaboration to Support the Partnership for Patients (P for P)

Text version of slide presentation from a National Advisory Council meeting.

Science

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  • Science work group comprises AHRQ, CDC [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention], CMS [Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services], FDA [Food and Drug Administration], as well as the DoD [Department of Defense] and VA [Veterans Affairs].
  • Three months of research last fall revealed:
    • There are no agreed-upon ways of measuring hospital-acquired conditions (HACs).
    • There is no way to know precisely how many HACs are occurring now or have in the past.
    • Studies exist that provide information on estimated incidence and effective prevention methods.


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Current as of November 2012
Internet Citation: Munier Slide 17: AHRQ Collaboration to Support the Partnership for Patients (P for P). November 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2011-07-nac/munier/muniersl17.html