Slide 6. Effective Health Care Program.

AHRQ's Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Dissemination and Implementation Activities

On November 4, 2011, Jean R. Slutsky, Howard E. Holland, and Barry Patel made this presentation at the meeting of the National Advisory Council.

Slide 6 Effective Health Care Program.

  • AHRQ's Effective Health Care Program created by Medicare Modernization Act of 2003.
  • From 2005-2009, AHRQ received $129 million from Congress for patient-centered outcomes research plus $300 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
  • Program has published more than 100 products, including guides for clinicians and consumers, with plans for 75 more over the next two years.
  • Emphasis on user-driven synthesis of existing evidence, creation of new evidence, and evidence translation.

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Internet Citation: Slide 6. Effective Health Care Program.: AHRQ's Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Dissemination and Implementation Activities. November 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2011-11-nac/slutsky/slutskysl6.html