Latest news from the Agency for Healthcare and Research Quality

Press Releases

Press Releases issued by AHRQ.

Annual Highlights

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is committed to helping the Nation improve our health care system. To fulfill its mission, AHRQ conducts and supports a wide range of health services research. These reports present key findings from AHRQ's research portfolio during Fiscal Years 2008 through 2012.

Articles of Interest

A listing of Articles of Interest, appearing in recently released journals and newsletters.

Audio & Video

Audio and video news releases on a wide variety of health care topics.


Commentaries written by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) staff for leading professional journals describe new and ongoing Agency research findings, tools, and resources. Listed below are recent commentaries on AHRQ's work in preventing healthcare-associated infections, understanding the role of the patient-centered medical home and health information technology (IT), and creating a culture of patient safety.

Noticias en español

Press Releases in Spanish

Speeches & Testimony

Speeches and testimony delivered by AHRQ administrators.