Researchers to Watch
AHRQ supports a range of grants to improve the quality, effectiveness, accessibility and cost-effectiveness of healthcare. The agency’s Researchers to Watch series features first-time grantees who are using novel research approaches or exploring emerging healthcare issues. Their work carries the potential for future impact on patient outcomes, healthcare policy or clinical practice.
Using Artificial Intelligence To Improve Breast Cancer Screening and Enhance Workflow
William Hsu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Radiological Sciences
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
"AHRQ funding is critical in allowing us to harness maturing artificial intelligence technology, deploy it clinically in a unique and innovative way, and solve an impactful problem in breast cancer screening." More >>
Using Patient Input to Improve Diagnostic Safety
Sigall K Bell, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,
Harvard Medical School
“AHRQ is helping to pioneer a novel 360-degree approach to diagnostic error prevention by bringing patients and families directly into the discussion, so we can more effectively recognize their unique knowledge, and better detect, track, and address the kinds of diagnostic breakdowns they’re experiencing.” More >>