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The AHRQ Electronic Newsletter is issued periodically and summarizes Agency research and programmatic activities.

Electronic Newsletter Archive, 2000-2012

Datesort ascending Title
AHRQ Study: Fully Electronic Health Record Associated With Lower Odds of In-Hospital Adverse Events
AHRQ Study: Joint Replacement To Become the Most Common Elective Surgical Procedure in the Next Decades
AHRQ Statistical Brief: Hysterectomies To Treat Uterine Fibroids Fell 20 Percent From 2005 to 2013
Lack of Daily Warfarin Monitoring in Hospitals Linked to Higher Risk of Adverse Events: AHRQ Study
Affordable Care Act Produced Little Change in Part-Time Employment, New AHRQ Study Finds
Average Overall Expense for Office-Based Doctor's Visit $228, With Range Across Specialty Types, AHRQ Brief Finds
New Report on Health Information Exchange
AHRQ Studies in Health Affairs Examine Divide in Hospital Reimbursements, Other Trends
AHRQ Report: Hospital-Acquired Conditions Continue To Decline, Saving Lives and Costs
AHRQ Toolkit Helps Hospitals Reduce Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract infections
AHRQ Study: Price Increases Steady for Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Significantly Higher for Hospital Outpatient Surgery Departments
AHRQ Analysis: Hospital-Acquired Conditions Reduced by 17 Percent From 2010 to 2013
New Chartbook Identifies Health Care Disparities for Hispanics
AHRQ Names New Director of Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement
Rural Health Care Still Subpar for Most Quality Measures, Data Show
Research Conference Spotlights Importance of AHRQ's Work
HHS Acting Deputy Secretary Mary Wakefield Added as Keynote Speaker to AHRQ's Research Conference
New Report Calls for Increased Focus on Diagnostic Errors
California Saves $7 Million on Colonoscopies by Limiting Reimbursements to High-Cost Facilities
September 9 Webinar to Highlight New AHRQ Guide on Using Rapid-Cycle Research
Hospital Readmissions of Children May Be Underestimated, New Study Says
Report Finds Gaps in Evidence for Best Ways To Clean Hospital Rooms
AHRQ Releases New Tool for Analysis of Hospital Discharge Data
AHRQ Announces New Clinical Decision Support Dissemination and Implementation Initiative for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Findings
AHRQ Report Examines Workflow Impacts of Patient Portals, E-Forms, Secure Messaging in Primary Care
Report Explores Workflow Impact of Health Information Technology on Care Coordination in Ambulatory Care
Changes Needed for Success, Survival of Safety-Net Hospitals, AHRQ Report Concludes
AHRQ Study: Better Drug Interaction Alerts Improve Patient Safety
AHRQ-Funded Centers To Study Health Systems and Their Efforts To Disseminate Patient-Centered Outcomes Research
AHRQ Briefs Probe Issue of Hospital Readmissions for Psychiatric Conditions
Infection Prevention "Bundle" Can Reduce Staph Surgical Site Infections, JAMA Article Says
HHS Announces $112 million in AHRQ Awards To Help 5,000 Primary Care Professionals Advance Heart Health
AHRQ Findings Show Modest Improvements in Patient-Provider Communication
AHRQ Study Identifies Characteristics Associated With Hospital Readmissions
AHRQ Study: Rising Local Unemployment No Longer Linked to Declining Heart Attack Hospitalizations
New AHRQ Study Examines Health IT Tool Intended To Improve Medication Monitoring
New AHRQ Report: Quality of Care and Patient Safety Are Improving, Particularly for Hospital Care, Although More Work Remains
New AHRQ Report: Quality of Care and Patient Safety Are Improving, Particularly for Hospital Care, Although More Work Remains
Back Pain? Hold the MRI, New Research Says
AHRQ Study Examines Effectiveness of Measures To Control Blood Sugar
Study Finds No Link Between Limited English Proficiency and Increased Risk of Mortality
Affordable Care Act Provision Leads to More Efficient ED Use, New Study Suggests
AHRQ Research Conference Returns in 2015
AHRQ Study: Slower Price Increase Rates for Two Cardiac Procedures Linked to Medicare's Hospital Compare Quality Scores
New Manual Helps Hospitals Improve Medication Reconciliation
AHRQ Study Links Hospital Nurse Staffing Increases to Fewer Adverse Events, Lower Lengths of Stay
AHRQ Study Shows Families Could Save More Than $1,000 on Average if States Expanded Medicaid
AHRQ Study: Web-Based Mapping Platform Can Identify Areas for Health Insurance Outreach
AHRQ-Funded Studies Find Primary Care Health Risk Assessment Tool Lacks Patients' Support and Increases Visit Times
AHRQ Finds Hospital Readmission Rates High Among Medicaid “Super-Utilizers”


Internet Citation: AHRQ Electronic Newsletter. February 2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/newsletters/e-newsletter/index.html