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 - Comparing Talk Therapy and other Depression Treatments with Antidepressant Medicines.
Depression is an illness that involves the brain. Depression is different from feeling sad or down for a few days. If you are depressed, you may have symptoms almost every day. You may be sad, lack energy, or feel tired most of the time. You may not feel like doing activities you used to enjoy.
Publication Date: September 2016
Publication Number: A1516-EHC031-A
EHC Consumer Guide - Treating Disruptive Behavior Disorders in Children and Teens
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 84 studies published between 1994 and June 2014. Health care professionals, researchers, experts, and the public gave feedback on the report before it was published.
Publication Date: August 2016
Publication Number: A1516-EHC019-A
Preventing Hospital-Associated Venous Thromboembolism
This guide assists quality improvement practitioners in improving prevention of hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism.
Publication Date: August 2016
Publication Number: 16-0001-EF
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Individual Career Development (K) Award Program
As part of its mission, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) provides a variety of extramural funding opportunities designed to support and enhance the education and career development of emerging health services researchers. Having supported several influencers and leaders in health services research and related domains, the AHRQ Individual Mentored Career Development (K) Award Program has been one of AHRQ’s longstanding training support programs and constitutes the focus of the current evaluation.
Publication Date: August 2016
Publication Number: 16-0044-EF
Chartbook on Care Affordability
This chartbook includes a summary of quality and disparities across measures of care affordability from the QDR and figures illustrating select measures of care affordability. A PowerPoint version is also available that users can download for presentations.
Publication Date: August 2016
Publication Number: 16-0015-7-EF
EHC Consumer Guide - Treatment of Fecal Incontinence
Researchers funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, a Federal Government research agency, reviewed studies on treatments for fecal incontinence published between 1980 and June 2015. The report included 63 studies comparing one treatment to another and 53 studies on only surgery for FI. The report was reviewed by health care professionals, researchers, experts, and the public.
Publication Date: July 2016
Publication Number: A1516-EHC037-A
EHC Consumer Guide -Treating Infantile Hemangiomas in Children
An infantile hemangioma (IH) is a birthmark that happens when a group of blood vessels and other cells do not grow normally. The mark starts as a small bump or colored patch on the skin and may grow quickly. Its color depends on how deep in the skin the IH is. Often, you cannot see the IH at birth. The mark starts to appear in the first few weeks of life.
Publication Date: June 2016
Publication Number: A16-EHC002-A
Chartbook on Care Coordination
This chartbook includes a summary of quality and disparities across measures of care coordination from the QDR and figures illustrating select measures of care coordination. A PowerPoint version is also available that users can download for presentations.
Publication Date: June 2016
Publication Number: 16-0015-6-EF
EHC Consumer Guide - Treating Binge - Eating Disorder
Researchers funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, a Federal Government research agency, reviewed studies on treatments for binge-eating disorder published through January 2015. The report included 57 studies and one systematic review and was reviewed by health care professionals, researchers, experts, and the public.
Publication Date: May 2016
Publication Number: A1516-EHC030-A
Demonstration Grants Final Evaluation Report
This final evaluation report highlights the most substantive findings and lessons learned by the seven demonstration grantees.
Publication Date: May 2016
Publication Number: 16-0038-2-EF

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