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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

The report, mandated by Congress and released by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, found continued gaps in access to care and other health disparities.

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

The map shows that 39 states experienced an increase in opioid-related hospitalizations, including 32 states that are home to at least one essential hospital.

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

The project seeks to reduce harms caused by inappropriate antibiotic use; registration is open for a one-hour introductory webinar about the project.

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

The Evidence-Based Practice Centers Program is seeking suggestions for treatment, tests, and methods of health care delivery that should be considered for extensive evaluation.

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Several leadership posts — including FDA commissioner, National Coordinator for Health IT, AHRQ director, and HRSA administrator — have been filled.

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

The agency's Evidence-based Practice Centers Program wants to hear how health systems use evidence reports in decision-making.

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) seeks information about how health care delivery organizations work to become “learning healthcare systems.”

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

The data show about 125,000 fewer patients died because of hospital-acquired conditions from 2010 to 2015, resulting in a savings of $28 billion.

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

The targets aim to significantly reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections, MRSA, Clostridium difficile cases, and other infections by 2020.

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

The webinar will introduce AHRQ's updated hospital guide for delivering transitional care to reduce readmissions among adult Medicaid patients.

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

The no-cost, updated quality indicator software is designed to aid quality improvement in acute-care hospital settings. AHRQ will host a July 19 webinar to detail changes to the software.

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

The agency said patients who receive communication, counseling, or monitoring remotely for cardiovascular and respiratory disease experienced improved outcomes.

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

The no-cost continuing education/continuing medical education video on how health IT systems can enable patient-centered care is available until June 30.

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities program aims to improve disparities in surgical care and outcomes among disadvantaged populations.

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Agency aims to find quality improvement measures to assess organization health literacy. Will interview organizations that have worked to improve patient health knowledge, health care system navigation, and condition self-management.

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Latest Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) patient safety data show gaps in care for racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups have become less pronounced over time.

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Agency collaborates with CMS to offer technical assistance to hospitals working on quality improvement projects for children in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Resource helps hospitals apply concepts from the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP) to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections and create a culture of safety at the unit level.

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

New AHRQ report finds patients experienced 1.3 million fewer hospital-acquired conditions (HACs) from 2010 through 2013, saving a projected 50,000 lives.

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America’s Essential Hospitals is the leading association and champion for hospitals and health systems dedicated to high-quality care for all, including the most vulnerable. Since 1981, America’s Essential Hospitals has initiated, advanced, and preserved programs and policies that help these hospitals ensure access to care. We support members with advocacy, policy development, research, and education.