- Data Infographics
- Data Visualizations
- Data Tools
- Data Innovations
- All-Payer Claims Database
- Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)
- Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
- AHRQ Quality Indicator Tools for Data Analytics
- State Snapshots
- United States Health Information Knowledgebase (USHIK)
- Data Sources Available from AHRQ
News & Events
BLOG | March 21: Long COVID is a Case Study of Our Fractured Healthcare System
BLOG | March 14: With New Funds Proposed for 2024, AHRQ is Poised to Tackle Critical Healthcare Challenges
BLOG | March 13: In the Spirit of Patient Safety Awareness Week, AHRQ Sharpens Its Focus on Diagnostic Safety
WEBINAR | March 28-30: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey-HC Users Workshop
Latest Database Launched in AHRQ’s Data Innovations Effort
AHRQ’s Evidence-based Practice Center Program: 25 Years of Supporting Healthcare With Evidence
Funding & Grants
New Resource Helps Primary Care Extension Programs Sustain Funding
Funding Opportunities: Diagnostic Safety in Ambulatory Care
Funding Opportunity: Supporting the Management of Substance Use Disorders in Primary Care and other Ambulatory Settings (R18)
Funding Opportunity: Dissemination and Implementation of Equity-Focused Evidence-Based Interventions in Healthcare Delivery Systems (R18)
AHRQ Seeks Research Proposals on Intersection of Climate Change and Healthcare
AHRQ Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award (K01)
Funding Opportunity Invites Applications for the Creation of Learning Health System Embedded Scientist Training and Research Centers
AHRQ Special Emphasis Notice on Healthcare-Associated Infections and Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria
Quality & Patient Safety
Highlights From AHRQ's Patient Safety Network
AHRQ Safety Program for MRSA Prevention
AHRQ’s New Series of Patient Safety Research Summaries
New Chartbook Highlights Current Challenges in Patient Safety
2023 Data Submission for AHRQ’s Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Databases
2023 Data Submission for the AHRQ Surveys on Patient Safety Culture™ Databases
New Initiative Offered To Improve Cancer Diagnosis in Primary Care
Impact Case Studies
Learn how AHRQ-funded findings, products and tools have impacted healthcare delivery
AHRQ Research Studies
Careers at AHRQ
Improving Diagnostic Safety
AHRQ is funding research to better understand how diagnostic errors happen and what can be done to prevent them.
HCUP and MEPS
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.
Network of Patient Safety Databases
An early national portrait of patient safety event reports from AHRQ-listed Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs).
Learning Health Systems
AHRQ supports patients getting higher quality, safer, more efficient care, and healthcare delivery organizations becoming better places to work.
Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS)
CAHPS surveys ask consumers and patients to report on and evaluate their experiences.
The Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP)
The CUSP Toolkit improves safety culture by integrating safety practices into daily work of a unit or clinical area.
Effective Health Care Program
The Effective Health Care Program improves healthcare quality by providing the best available evidence on benefits and harms of drugs, devices, and healthcare services.
Evidence-based Practice Centers Program
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
5-Minute Learning Modules for Frontline Staff
These brief videos offer self-paced learning for those on the front lines of nursing home care. This includes nursing assistants, housekeeping, dietary, and maintenance staff, and others. The modules are also featured in other languages including Haitian Creole, Spanish, and Tagalog.