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Electronic Newsletter Archive, 2000-2014

Datesort ascending Top Story
Clinicians’ Communication With Patients With Limited English Proficiency Improving
HHS Assistant Secretary for Health Brett Giroir Cites AHRQ’s Data Activities in Fight Against Opioid Epidemic
AHRQ’s New “Data Spotlight” Series Begins With Focus on Infant Mortality and Low Birth Weight
Study Highlights Effective Use of Blood Cultures and Diagnostic Stewardship in Pediatric Intensive Care Units
Screening in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Reduced Staph Infection Rate by 43 Percent
AHRQ-Funded Patient Safety Articles Featured in November Health Affairs
New Research Compares Medications for Preventing Strokes Among Patients With Atrial Fibrillation
Medicare Accountable Care Organizations Not Linked to Lower Hospital Mortality Rates
Fewer Than Half of U.S. Adults Who Should Take Statins for Heart Disease Prevention Actually Do
AHRQ Views Blog Posts
New Funding Opportunity Aimed at Implementing Effective Strategies to Identify, Treat Unhealthy Alcohol Use
AHRQ Funds Grants To Support the Next Generation of Learning-Health-System Researchers
New Reports Highlight AHRQ’s Support for National Opioids Awareness Week
New AHRQ Views Blog Posts
AHRQ Offers Free Print Resources To Help Improve Care and Outcomes
AHRQ Report Details Sharp Increase in Severe Complications Among Women Giving Birth in Hospitals
Study Recommends Training Community Pharmacists on Opioid Safety, Drug Monitoring Programs
Aug. 23 Webinar Offers Insights on Entering App Challenge for Collecting Patient-Reported Outcomes
Contest Challenges Technologists To Develop App for Collecting Patient-Reported Outcomes
Almost Half of People Eligible for Statins Do Not Take Them
AHRQ Contributes to Identifying Eight Functions Needed for High-Performing Primary Care
Higher Payments Not Significantly Associated With Physician Participation in Medicaid
Burnout Rate Lower Among Small Primary Care Providers
New AHRQ Views Blog Posts
New AHRQ Views Blog Posts: AHRQ at AcademyHealth’s 2018 Annual Research Meeting
Electronic Reminders Can Improve Cervical Cancer Screening Rates
Report Affirms Effectiveness of Some Non-Opioid Alternatives for Managing Chronic Pain
Declines in Hospital-Acquired Conditions Save 8,000 Lives and $2.9 Billion in Costs
AHRQ Safety Expert To Co-Chair New National Committee To Reduce Patient Harm
AHRQ Report Shows Some Mobile Apps Improve Diabetes Patients’ Health, but Hundreds Remain Unstudied
New AHRQ Views Blog Post—Today’s Nurses: Poised To Fill Needs in Primary Care
New AHRQ Views Blog Post: AHRQ Dives Into a Dialogue With Health Data Community
New AHRQ Views Blog Posts
Free April 25 Listening Session Before Datapalooza Will Explore Data’s Potential To Improve Health Care
New AHRQ Views Blog Post—Research From AHRQ’s EvidenceNOW Initiative Sets the Stage for Advances in Primary Care
Injectable and Oral Immunotherapies Reduce Use of Asthma Medications, AHRQ Review Finds
Revisions to Health Information Technology Designs Could Help Seniors Prepare for Health Emergencies
Combining Asthma Treatments Works Best for Daily Control and Relieving Attacks, AHRQ-Supported Study Finds
AHRQ Speaks Up for Patient Safety During Patient Safety Awareness Week
County-Level Hospitalization Rates Show Impact of Opioids, Other Substances
New Checklist Evaluates Health Care Decision Aids
Informal Physician Interaction Could Result in Lower Payments for Surgery, AHRQ Study Finds
Safety-Net Hospitals Finding Ways To Offset Quality Penalties, AHRQ Study Suggests
New AHRQ Views Blog Posts
Study Examines Balancing Cost Containment, Quality Care for Surgeries at Children’s Hospitals
Updated Toolkit Advises Medical Practices on Improving Diagnostic Testing
Patient Concerns Not Compromised When Practices Switch Ownership From Physicians to Systems
New Toolkit Boosts Safety, Quality of Ambulatory Care Transitions
New AHRQ Toolkit Helps Hospitals Reduce Surgical Site Infections
Better Connections Among Health Information Technology Systems Can Reduce Patient Safety Events


Internet Citation: AHRQ News Now. Content last reviewed January 2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/newsletters/e-newsletter/index.html