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BLOG series | December 14-20: AHRQ Rethinks the Future of Healthcare Quality
BLOG | December 13: In Pandemic’s Wake, We Must Recommit to Patient and Workforce Safety
Funding & Grants
Quality & Patient Safety
AHRQ is funding research to better understand how diagnostic errors happen and what can be done to prevent them.
Statistical portraits of how healthcare is delivered and paid for in the U.S. from data from Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) and Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS).
EvidenceNOW is an AHRQ grant initiative dedicated to improving the heart health of millions of Americans.
An early national portrait of patient safety event reports from AHRQ-listed Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs).
AHRQ supports patients getting higher quality, safer, more efficient care, and healthcare delivery organizations becoming better places to work.
CAHPS surveys ask consumers and patients to report on and evaluate their experiences.
The CUSP Toolkit improves safety culture by integrating safety practices into daily work of a unit or clinical area.
The Effective Health Care Program improves healthcare quality by providing the best available evidence on benefits and harms of drugs, devices, and healthcare services.
The Evidence-based Practice Center Program produces evidence reports for the Effective Health Care Program, the Technology Assessment Program, and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
About our work at AHRQ
Toolkits developed based on the experiences of frontline clinical teams in hospitals, long-term care facilities, and ambulatory practices that successfully applied the Four Moments of Antibiotic Decision Making to improve antibiotic use.