Child Health Research: Identifying Quality Problems and Improving Care
Identifying Health Care Quality Problems
Measuring Quality of Care
Mental and Behavioral Health
Access to Care
Improving Health Care Quality for Children and Adolescents
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The mission of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is to improve the safety, quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans, including children. Finding ways to measure and improve care for the Nation's 73 million children and adolescents is a continuing priority for AHRQ.
This program brief summarizes recent findings (2009 through mid 2013) from selected AHRQ-supported projects focused on improving health care for children and adolescents.
An asterisk (*) following a summary indicates that reprints of an intramural study or copies of other publications are available from AHRQ. Ordering information appears on the last page of this program brief, as well as contacts for more information about AHRQ's research programs and funding opportunities. Visit AHRQ's Web site to find updates on child health initiatives at AHRQ and information about current projects.