Report on AHRQ Conference Spending, Fiscal Year 2017

Summary of AHRQ’s Conference Spending for Fiscal Year 2017.

Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

TeamSTEPPS® National Conference 2017

Dates: 06/14-16/2017
Venue, City, State or Country: Hilton Downtown Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

How the Conference Advanced the Mission of the Agency: This conference supported AHRQ’s mission of supporting evidence and research to make health care safer.  The conference convened a collaborative of TeamSTEPPS users, team-training experts, educators, health care delivery providers, and Federal staff and included plenary sessions, presentations, and posters sessions by experts in the fields of teamwork and patient safety. 

Total Estimated Cost: $128,400
Total Attendees: 700
Total Feds on Travel: 2
Total Non-Feds on Travel: 7

Office of the Director

2017 AHRQ Research Conference Planning Meeting

Dates: 06/28/2017
Venue, City, State or Country: National Academy of Medicine, Washington, DC

How the Conference Advanced the Mission of the Agency: The purpose of the meeting directly supported AHRQ's mission to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable and to work with HHS and other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used. This meeting provided the foundation and helped develop an agenda for the AHRQ Research Conference to understand how health care professionals and organizations in the United States currently understand the concept of learning health systems.

Total Estimated Cost: $193,338.80
Total Attendees: 60
Total Feds on Travel: 0
Total Non-Feds on Travel: 40

Office of the Director

2017 AHRQ Research Summit

Dates: 09/15/2017
Venue, City, State or Country: AHRQ, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD

How the Conference Advanced the Mission of the Agency: The purpose is consistent with AHRQ’s mission to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable and affordable.  The conference brought together stakeholders, including grantees, contractors and others involved with learning health systems and implementing research-based solutions to discuss ways the Agency could support learning health care models and improve care for patients.

Total Estimated Cost: $148,260.50
Total Attendees: 200
Total Feds on Travel: 0
Total Non-Feds on Travel: 50

 

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Internet Citation: Report on AHRQ Conference Spending, Fiscal Year 2017. Content last reviewed January 2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/cpi/about/mission/ahrq-fy2017-conf-spending.html
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