Hospitals and Health Systems

Tools and resources for Hospitals, Long-term Care Facilities, and Primary Care Facilities

Centers of Excellence to Study High-Performing Health Care Systems

AHRQ has funded three Centers of Excellence that will identify, classify, track, and compare health care delivery systems to understand the organizational and environmental factors affecting the use of evidence-based medicine.

Hospital Resources

Long-Term Care Resources

Toolkits, recommendations, and other resources for long-term care facilities to improve quality, reduce errors, and increase patient safety.

National Center for Excellence in Primary Care Research


System Design Resources

Welcome to the System Design Resources page of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's (AHRQ) Web site. Here, you will find information about system design.

Internet Citation: Hospitals and Health Systems. Content last reviewed March 2016. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.