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

Electronic Newsletter Archive, 2000-2012

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AHRQ Toolkit Helps Health Care Organizations and Providers Communicate With Patients and Families When Harm Occurs
New Tool Helps Identify Diagnostic Errors in Primary Care, AHRQ Study Finds
Inaugural Blog by New Director Highlights AHRQ's Role in Preventing Medical Errors
AHRQ Report Shows Gains in Access to and Affordability of Health Insurance
AHRQ Updates Hospital Use Information in Fast Stats
AHRQ Report Updates Evidence on Effectiveness of Medications for Adults With Type 2 Diabetes
New AHRQ Research Review Updates Findings on Treatment of Clostridium difficile Infections
AHRQ Study: Benefits of Family Presence During Pediatric Intubation Often Outweigh Risks
AHRQ Releases National Data on Mental and Substance Use Disorders Among Hospitalized Teenagers
AHRQ Releases Decision Aids for Lung Cancer Screening; Registration Open for April 7 Webinar on Implementation
New AHRQ Brochure Helps Organizations Effectively Choose a Patient Safety Organization
AHRQ Wins Award for Excellence From Medical Liability Association
AHRQ Director Richard Kronick Departing
AHRQ Data: Mastectomies Increased 36 Percent From 2005 to 2013
New Resources Help Clinicians and Patients Deal With Alcohol Use Disorder
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


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