Press Releases

Press Releases issued by AHRQ.

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2016
 
AHRQ, CMS Award $13 Million to Test and Implement New Children’s Quality Measures
AHRQ Program Reduces Urinary Tract Infections in Hospitals
New Tool Identifies Harms Due to Hospital Care Among Children
AHRQ Toolkit Helps Health Care Organizations and Providers Communicate With Patients and Families When Harm Occurs
AHRQ Report Shows Gains in Access to and Affordability of Health Insurance
New Data Show Mastectomies Increased 36 Percent From 2005 to 2013
New AHRQ Resources Help Primary Care Clinicians Treat Alcohol Use Disorder
2015
 
AHRQ Announces Grant Opportunities To Address Opioid Abuse Disorder in Rural Areas
National Patient Safety Efforts Save 87,000 Lives and Nearly $20 Billion in Costs
AHRQ Patient Safety Toolkit Helps Hospitals Reduce Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI)
AHRQ Research Conference Addresses Challenges in Improving Health Care
AHRQ National Advisory Council To Meet July 24
Fast Stats Online Tool
PCOR Grant Awards
EvidenceNOW Initiative
Access to Health Care Improving Among all Racial and Ethnic Groups Following Affordable Care Act; Additional Work Remains
2014
 
HACs Decline by 17%
PCORI, AHRQ Announce Research Team Selected to Compare Treatments for Uterine Fibroids
Ultrasound as effective as CT in diagnosing kidney stones without added radiation risk: AHRQ-funded study
Little benefit from corticosteroid injections for common cause of spine-related pain, AHRQ-funded study says
AHRQ report provides important reassurances about the safety of commonly used vaccines
Study shows that targeted patient outreach can improve colon cancer screening rates
Insulin Use as a Secondary Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes linked to Heart Disease, Death
AHRQ National Reports Indicate that Hospital Care Is Improving
Outpatient Diagnostic Errors Affect 1 in 20 U.S. Adults, AHRQ Study Finds
AHRQ National Advisory Council To Meet April 4
TeamSTEPPS 2.0 Updates, Streamlines Well-known Patient Safety Training Curriculum
AHRQ Study Shows Low Rates of Serious Infections Following Ambulatory Surgery
AHRQ Study Finds a Decline in Adverse Events for Heart Attack, Heart Failure Patients
2013
 
Health Assessments How-To Guide
AHRQ National Advisory Council To Meet November 15
New AHRQ Toolkit Helps Make Care Safer for Patients in Medical Offices
AHRQ National Advisory Council To Meet July 26
New Hospital Engagement Guide
MRSA Study Results
AHRQ National Advisory Council To Meet April 12
New AHRQ Evidence Report Details Top Patient Safety Strategies
New Children's Electronic Health Record Format Announced
Intensive Care Units for Newborns in Nine States See Sharp Drop in Bloodstream Infections
Standard Written Checklists Can Improve Patient Safety During Surgical Crises
Internet Citation: Press Releases. Content last reviewed May 2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/newsroom/press-releases/index.html