AHRQ Patient Safety Tools and Resources
AHRQ's tools help staff in multiple settings prevent avoidable complications of care.
Glucose Control Factsheet
Factsheet on glucose control and the prevention of surgical site infections
Estimating the Additional Hospital Inpatient Cost and Mortality Associated With Selected Hospital-Acquired Conditions
Estimating the additional hospital inpatient cost and mortality associated with selected hospital-acquired conditions

Publications

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)'s publications offer practical information to help a variety of health care organizations, providers, and others make care safer in all health care settings.

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EHC Consumer Guide - Managing Gout: A Review of the Research for Adults
This information comes from a research report that was funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, a Federal Government agency. Researchers looked at 154 research studies on treating gout. The studies were published through March 2016. Health care professionals, researchers, experts, and the public gave feedback on the report before it was published.
Publication Date: January 2017
Publication Number: A1617-EHC017-A
A Summary of the First Annual Workshop of AHRQ’s Comparative Health System Performance Initiative
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the Coordinating Center of the Comparative Health System Performance Initiative held a workshop September 29, 2016, to share learning and advance the initiative’s research agenda. This document summarizes the workshop content and identifies next steps.
Publication Date: January 2017
Publication Number: 17-0018-EF
Behavioral Programs To Help Manage Type 2 Diabetes: A Review of the Research for Adults
This summary is for you if your health care professional has said you have type 2 diabetes. This summary will tell you what researchers have found about behavioral programs to help manage type 2 diabetes. It does not cover specific treatments for diabetes.
Publication Date: November 2016
Publication Number: A1617-EHC031-A
Behavioral Programs To Help Manage Type 1 Diabetes: A Review of the Research for Children,Teens,and Adults
This summary is for you if your health care professional has said you have (or your child has) type 1 diabetes. This summary will tell you what researchers have found about behavioral programs to help manage type 1 diabetes. It does not cover specific treatments for diabetes.
Publication Date: November 2016
Publication Number: A1617-EHC005-A
Workforce Configurations to Provide High-Quality, Comprehensive Primary Care
This project presents findings on how to configure and pay for the workforce that is needed to deliver fully comprehensive, high-quality primary care across the U.S. population.
Publication Date: November 2016
Publication Number: 16(17)-0046
Spanish Consumer Guide - Medicamentos para tratar el trastorno por consumo de alcohol
Investigadores financiados por la Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (Agencia para la Investigación y la Calidad de la Atención Médica; AHRQ, por su sigla en inglés), una agencia de investigación del gobierno federal, revisaron estudios acerca de los medicamentos para tratar la dependencia de alcohol y el trastorno por consumo de alcohol publicados entre enero de 1970 y octubre de 2013. El informe incluyó 135 estudios y fue revisado por profesionales de la atención médica, investigadores, expertos y el público. Puede leer el reporte en www.effectivehalthcare.ahrq.gov/ alcohol-disorder (disponible sólo en inglés).
Publication Date: November 2016
Publication Number: A1417-EHC029-B
AHRQ Publishing and Communications Guidelines
The AHRQ Publishing and Communications Guidelines outline the standards for Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) products developed in-house and by contractors. AHRQ staff should remember that all contracts must include wording that requires contractors to follow these guidelines when creating deliverables for the Agency.
Publication Date: November 2016
Publication Number: 17-0015-EF
Chartbook on Person- and Family-Centered Care
This chartbook includes a summary of quality and disparities across measures of person- and family-centered care from the QDR and figures illustrating select measures of person- and family-centered care. A PowerPoint version is also available that users can download for presentations.
Publication Date: October 2016
Publication Number: 16(17)-0015-9-EF
Chartbook on Effective Treatment
This chartbook includes a summary of quality and disparities across measures of effective treatment from the QDR and figures illustrating select measures of effective treatment. A PowerPoint version is also available that users can download for presentations.
Publication Date: September 2016
Publication Number: 16-0015-8-EF
The SHARE Approach: A Model for Shared Decisionmaking - Fact Sheet
The SHARE Approach is a five-step process for shared decisionmaking that includes exploring and comparing the benefits, harms, and risks of each option through meaningful dialogue about what matters most to the patient.
Publication Date: September 2016
Publication Number: 14-0034-1-EF

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