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Electronic Newsletter Archive, 2000-2014

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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
Analysis Finds Trade-Offs Associated With ACA-Enabled Medicaid, Marketplace Expansion
Opioid Overdose Medication May Be Effective When Taken Nasally or Injected
AHRQ-Funded Study Helps Providers Screen for and Treat Depression in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome
Study Finds High Rates of Errors, Missed Opportunities for Diagnosing Pediatric Patients
AHRQ Grantees Named 2017 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Champions
AHRQ's Updated State Snapshots Show Variations in Health Care Quality
Hospital Participation in Value-Based Reforms Linked to Lower Readmission Rates
While Hospital Admissions Decline, Observation Stays and Emergency Department Visits on the Rise
New AHRQ Report Shows 65 Percent Increase in Breast Reconstruction Surgeries After Mastectomies
Updated Diagnosis Codes Suggest Opioid-Related Hospitalization Rates Higher Than Previously Estimated
AHRQ Updates TeamSTEPPS® With New App and Focus on Online Training
AHRQ Releases First Public Database on Nation’s Health Systems
New AHRQ Grantee Profile Highlights Work of David Bates, M.D., To Reduce Medication Errors
Behavior, Medication Therapies Both Effective To Treat Childhood Anxiety, But Medication Carries Risk: AHRQ Report
AHRQ Provides Resources To Aid Hurricane Recovery Efforts
AHRQ Deputy Director Calls Improving Diagnosis the ‘Next Critical Leap’ in Patient Safety
AHRQ Annual Report Shows More Americans Have Health Insurance and Receive Safer Care, but Gains Remain Uneven Among Minorities
AHRQ Article Identifies Core Competencies for Learning Health Care Systems Researchers
New Interactive Map Highlights State-Specific Trends in Opioid-Related Hospital Stays
AHRQ Showcases Research on Strategies To Address Physician Burnout
Under the ACA, Insurance Coverage for Young Adults Grew Most Among Hispanics and Blacks
AHRQ Evidence Report Compares Risks and Benefits of Blood Clot Prevention Approaches
Medicare Advantage Enrollees Could Significantly Reduce Medical Costs by Switching Plans
New AHRQ Report Shows Sharp Rise Among Women for Opioid-Related Hospital Stays
Mobile Health Interventions Helped Young Adults Reduce Alcohol Use
AHRQ Reports: Massage, Other Sensory Interventions Improve Autism Behaviors; Evidence Lacking on Nutritional Supplements or Special Diets
Study Shows 54 Percent Drop in Infections Among Nursing Home Patients
Increased Physical Activity for Kids Would Have Health and Economic Benefits
New AHRQ Toolkit Helps Improve Patient Safety in Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Expanded Insurance Enrollments Did Not Impair Access to Care for People Previously Insured
Black Women Diagnosed Far More Often Than White Women With Preeclampsia or Eclampsia
AHRQ Seeks Grant Applications for Health Information Technology Research
Hospital Stays Shown To Be Less Expensive, Shorter for Medicare Advantage Patients With Mental Health Issues
Risk-Sharing Programs Helped Equalize Impact of Costs Among Health Insurers, AHRQ Study Finds
Electronic Triggers May Reduce Delays in Bladder Cancer Diagnoses
Prostate Cancer Surgery More Likely Than Other Treatments To Result in Decreased Sexual Function After 3 Years
AHRQ Supports Patient Safety Awareness Week With Variety of Activities
Electronic Prescribing Tied to Reduction in Adverse Drug Events
Large Increase Shown in Emergency Department Visits for Suicidal Thoughts
Decline in Adverse Drug Events Linked to Use of Health Information Technology
Veterans Administration Nursing Homes Implement Robust Surveillance of Urinary Tract Infections


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