AHRQ Publishing and Communications Guidelines

Appendix 1-B. Trademarks

Trademark owners must aggressively protect them to keep them from falling into the public domain and losing trademark protection. In AHRQ publications, use the trademark symbols on first mention in each chapter.

The following are AHRQ trademarks:

  • CAHPS®
  • Evidence-based Practice Center Program®
  • HCAHPS®
  • MONAHRQ®
  • National Guideline ClearinghouseTM
  • National Quality Measures ClearinghouseTM
  • Quality IndicatorsTM
  • SOPSTM
  • Surveys on Patient Safety CultureTM
  • Systematic Review Data RepositoryTM
  • TeamSTEPPS®

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Page last reviewed August 2019
Page originally created April 2009
Internet Citation: Appendix 1-B. Trademarks. Content last reviewed August 2019. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. https://www.ahrq.gov/research/publications/pubcomguide/pcguide1apb.html
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