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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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
Planning Grants Final Evaluation Report
The planning grants were designed to provide initial funding to States and health systems so they could explore new initiatives that address patient safety and medical liability. Given their limited budget and time period, it was anticipated that the planning grants would result solely in preliminary findings, primarily lessons learned from laying the groundwork for future patient safety and medical liability reform projects.
Publication Date: May 2016
Publication Number: 16-0038-1-EF
Chartbook on Access to Health Care
This Access to Health Care chartbook is part of a family of documents and tools that support the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report (QDR). The QDR includes annual reports to Congress mandated in the Healthcare Research and Quality Act of 1999 (P.L. 106-129). This chartbook includes a summary of disparities across measures of access to health care from the QDR and figures illustrating select measures of access to health care. A PowerPoint version is also available that users can download for presentations.
Publication Date: May 2016
Publication Number: 16-0015-5-EF
Research Education and Career Development Opportunities
This fact sheet presents general information about the various predoctoral, postdoctoral, and career development opportunities sponsored by AHRQ.
Publication Date: April 2016
Publication Number: 15-M051
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Division of Priority Populations
Fact sheet describes the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Division of Priority Populations.
Publication Date: April 2016
Publication Number: 16-M009-EF
2015 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report and 5th Anniversary Update on the National Quality Strategy
Each year since 2003, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has produced the National Healthcare Quality Report and the National Healthcare Disparities Report. These reports to Congress are mandated in the Healthcare Research and Quality Act of 1999 (P.L. 106-129). Beginning with the 2014 reports, findings on health care quality and health care disparities are integrated into a single document. For the first time, this year’s National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report and National Quality Strategy Update is a joint effort addressing the progress made against the National Quality Strategy (NQS) priorities at the 5-year anniversary of the Strategy.
Publication Date: April 2016
Publication Number: 16-0015
Chartbook on Healthy Living
This chartbook includes a summary of trends across measures of healthy living from the QDR and figures illustrating select measures of healthy living. A PowerPoint version is also available that users can download for presentations.
Publication Date: April 2016
Publication Number: 16-0015-3-EF
Lung Cancer Screening:  A Clinician's Checklist
This checklist was developed to help clinicians meet the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) criteria for a lung cancer screening counseling and shared decisionmaking visit. All of the criteria listed below must be met for the screening to be covered as a preventive service benefit under Medicare.
Publication Date: March 2016
Publication Number: 16-EHC007-11

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