Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

Evidence-based Reports

The EPCs review all relevant scientific literature on clinical, behavioral, and organization and financing topics to produce evidence reports and technology assessments.

Communication and Dissemination Strategies To Facilitate the Use of Health-Related Evidence

Closing the Quality Gap Series
   Closing the Quality Gap Series: Overview
   Closing the Quality Gap Series: Summary Report
   Quality Improvement Interventions to Address Health Disparities
   The Patient-Centered Medical Home
   Public Reporting as a Quality Improvement Strategy
   Bundled Payment: Effects on Health Care Spending and Quality
   Medication Adherence Interventions: Comparative Effectiveness
   Quality Improvement Measurement of Outcomes for People With Disabilities
   Improving Health Care and Palliative Care for Advanced and Serious Illness
   Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections
   Through the Quality Kaleidoscope: Reflections on the Science and Practice of Improving Health Care Quality

Making Health Care Safer II: An Updated Critical Analysis of the Evidence for Patient Safety Practices

Current as of December 2013
Internet Citation: Quality Improvement and Patient Safety: Evidence-based Reports. December 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/evidence-based-reports/services/quality/index.html