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- AHRQ Seeks a National Patient Registry. Goedert, Joseph // Health Data Management;Sep2012, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p17
The article reports that the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality will build the Registry of Patient Registries, the central collection point for information from all patient registries in the U.S., following the model of national clinical trials registry at clinicaltrials.gov.
- Are You Aware That...? // People's Medical Society Newsletter;Dec2000, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p3
Reports that the United States Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has sponsored a Web site on health information.
- Preventive Services Selector Tool for PDAs. Morantz, Carrie; Torrey, Brian // American Family Physician;9/15/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 6, p1172
Presents information on a preventive services selector tool developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality for personal digital assistants to help physicians deliver evidence-based medicine to patients.
- Evidence-Based Protocol. Frantz, Rita A. // Journal of Gerontological Nursing;Feb2004, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p4
Presents an overview of an evidence-based protocol (EBP) on prevention of pressure ulcers. Purpose of the EBP; Stages of pressure ulcers as defined by the Panel for the Prediction and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers in Adults of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Health...
- Review: Evidence lacking for key treatments of osteoarthritis. // Biomedical Business & Technology;Nov2007, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p26
The article reports that evidence of benefit is lacking for many osteoarthritis treatments. According to a study by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, there is insufficient evidence of benefit for common ways of treating osteoarthritis of the knee, including popular dietary...
- Priorities established to help close the health care quality gap. Adams, Stacey L.; Grassia, Tara // Endocrine Today;6/25/2008, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p7
The article focuses on procedures to improve health care in the U.S., presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 17th Annual Meeting and Clinical Congress on May 14 to 18, 2008 in Orlando, Florida. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) noted several...
- AHRQ Awards $8 Million in Grants for Evidence-Based Safety Practices. Morantz, Carrie A. // American Family Physician;7/1/2005, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p20
Reports on the grants to be awarded by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality for projects designed to assist physicians, health care facilities and patients implement evidence-based patient safety practices. Overview of the projects.
- 22 strategies called most effective for patient safety. // Healthcare Risk Management;May2013, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p56
The article discusses the 22 most effective patient safety strategies. It is mentioned that report from the Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research (AHRQ) has summarized the research and findings of the panel "Making Health Care Safer II". Strategies such as preoperative checklists and...
- Study says testing for two genes unproven for DVTs. McCARTY, MARK // Medical Device Daily;6/17/2009, Vol. 13 Issue 115, p2
The article reports that the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) has found insufficient evidence for genetic testing for deep-vein thromboses (DVT). The researchers concluded that randomized, controlled trials are needed to establish whether physicians can make recommendations...