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2018
 
New AHRQ Reports Highlight Seniors’ Struggles with Opioids
Severe Complications Rise Sharply Among Women Giving Birth in Hospitals
AHRQ Launches New App Challenge To Advance Care Through Patient Self-Assessments
Declines in Hospital-Acquired Conditions Save 8,000 Lives and $2.9 Billion in Costs
AHRQ Safety Expert Chosen To Co-Chair National Effort to Reduce Patient Harm
Some Mobile Phone Apps Help Diabetes Patients Improve Health But Hundreds Remain Unstudied, AHRQ Report Finds
AHRQ National Advisory Council Will Meet Via Webcast March 16
AHRQ Data Show Impact of Opioid Crisis at County Level
2017
 
Breast Reconstruction Surgeries After Mastectomies Increased More Than 60 Percent from 2009 to 2014
New AHRQ Report Shows Sharp Rise Among Women for Opioid-Related Hospital Stays
AHRQ Research Reveals Massage, Sensory Interventions Improve Autism Behaviors
Study Shows 54 Percent Drop in Infections Among Nursing Home Patients
2016
 
Opioid-Related Hospitalizations up 64 percent Nationwide Between 2005-2014; First State-by State Analysis Shows Wide Variations
National Patient Safety Efforts Save 125,000 Lives and Nearly $28 Billion in Costs
AHRQ, CMS Award $13 Million to Test and Implement New Children’s Quality Measures
AHRQ Program Reduces Urinary Tract Infections in Hospitals
New Tool Identifies Harms Due to Hospital Care Among Children
AHRQ Toolkit Helps Health Care Organizations and Providers Communicate With Patients and Families When Harm Occurs
AHRQ Report Confirms Fewer Americans Lack Health Insurance
New Data Show Mastectomies Increased 36 Percent From 2005 to 2013
New AHRQ Resources Help Primary Care Clinicians Treat Alcohol Use Disorder
2015
 
AHRQ Announces Grant Opportunities To Address Opioid Abuse Disorder in Rural Areas
National Patient Safety Efforts Save 87,000 Lives and Nearly $20 Billion in Costs
AHRQ Patient Safety Toolkit Helps Hospitals Reduce Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI)
AHRQ Research Conference Addresses Challenges in Improving Health Care
AHRQ National Advisory Council To Meet July 24
Fast Stats Online Tool
PCOR Grant Awards
EvidenceNOW Initiative
Access to Health Care Improving Among all Racial and Ethnic Groups Following Affordable Care Act; Additional Work Remains
Internet Citation: Press Releases. Content last reviewed August 2018. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/newsroom/press-releases/index.html