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Agency for Healthcare Research Quality

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About AHRQ

AHRQ At A Glance AHRQ Profile: Quality Research for Quality Healthcare
A Call for Partners: Opportunities for Collaboration
Interviews, Speeches, and Testimony

Articles of Interest Alert

Agency Press Releases
Date   Title
10/27/11 AHRQ Awards $4.5 Million To Create Clinical Preventive Services Research Centers

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Offices and Centers
Key Contacts
Carolyn Clancy, M.D., Director
Map and Directions to AHRQ
National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality
Biographies: Members of the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality

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Performance Plans

Strategic Plan

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Budget Information

Fiscal Year 2013 Request

Budget Justification

Fiscal Year 2012 Request

Budget Justification

Fiscal Year 2011

Budget Justification

Fiscal Year 2010

Budget Justification

Fiscal Year 2009

Budget Justification

Fiscal Year 2008

Budget Justification

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Conference Presentations

AHRQ's 2011 Annual Conference
September 18-21, 2011
AHRQ's 2010 Annual Conference
September 26-29, 2010
AHRQ's 2009 Annual Conference
September 13-16, 2009
AHRQ 2008 Annual Conference
September 7-10, 2008

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Research Findings

Research Activities, October 2012:
AHRQ Annual Conference focuses on implementing research at the frontlines of care
AHRQ safety project reduces bloodstream infections by 40 percent
AHRQ reviews evidence on multigene panels for prostate cancer risk assessment

Research Activities, September 2012:
AHRQ-funded medical liability and patient safety initiative shows promise for reducing patient harm, lawsuits, and costs

Research Activities, March 2012:
AHRQ publishes cancer hospitalization statistics
AHRQ releases pharmacy health literacy modules for faculty

Research Activities, January 2012:
New AHRQ campaign encourages Hispanics to work with their doctors to make the best treatment decisions

Research Activities, November 2011:
AHRQ’s annual conference focuses on innovation and collaboration
AHRQ initiative encourages better two-way communication between clinicians and patients

Research Activities, August 2011:
AHRQ's clinical care tools help clinicians ensure better and safer care
New ad campaign urges patients to consider medical treatment options

Research Activities, July 2011:
AHRQ, Ad Council launch Conozca las Preguntas campaign

Research Activities, March 2011:
AHRQ's Health Care Innovations Exchange offers innovative solutions to caring for women with gestational diabetes

Research Activities, December 2010:
AHRQ awards $34 million to expand fight against healthcare-associated infections

Research Activities, November 2010:
Plenary sessions at AHRQ annual meeting focus on connecting the dots between research and practice

Research Activities, January 2010:
HHS Secretary appoints members to AHRQ National Advisory Council

Research Activities, September 2009:
AHRQ launches monthly health advice column and enhanced Web site in Spanish

Research Activities, August 2009:
AHRQ uses multimedia tools to educate consumers

Research Activities, April 2009:
AHRQ announces new members of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

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