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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Description
Sponsors and conducts research that provides evidence-based information on healthcare outcomes, quality, cost, use, and access. The information helps healthcare decision makers - patients and clinicians, health system leaders, purchasers, and policymakers - make more informed decisions and improve the quality of healthcare services.
Phone
301.427.1104
Tagged as
Chronic Disease in Rural America · Conducting Research, Needs Assessment, and Evaluation · Health Information Technology in Rural Healthcare · Healthcare Quality · Rural Health Disparities

Funding & Opportunities (12)

  • Accelerating the Dissemination and Implementation of PCOR Findings into Primary Care Practice (R18), view details
  • AHRQ Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Grants (R18), view details
  • AHRQ Health Services Research Projects (R01), view details
  • AHRQ Small Research Grant Program (R03), view details
  • Developing New Clinical Decision Support to Disseminate and Implement Evidence-Based Research Findings (R18), view details
  • Exploratory and Developmental Research Grant to Improve Health Care Quality and Outcomes through Health Information Technology (IT) (R21), view details
  • Health Information Technology (IT) to Improve Health Care Quality and Outcomes (R21), view details
  • Implementation and Evaluation of New Health Information Technology Strategies for Collecting and Using Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (U18), view details
  • Increasing Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) in Rural Primary Care Practices (R18), view details
  • Patient Safety Learning Laboratories: Innovative Design and Development to Improve Healthcare Delivery Systems (P30), view details
  • Scaling Established Clinical Decision Support to Facilitate the Dissemination and Implementation of Evidence-Based Research Findings (R18), view details
  • Utilizing Health Information Technology to Scale and Spread Successful Practice Models Using Patient-reported Outcomes (R18), view details

Resources (104)

  • 2014 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report: Chartbook on Health Care For Hispanics, 09/2015, view details
  • 2014 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report: Chartbook on Rural Health Care, 08/2015, view details
  • 2015 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report: Chartbook on Access to Health Care, 05/2016, view details
  • 2015 National Quality Healthcare and Disparities Report: Chartbook for Health Care for Blacks, 02/2016, view details
  • 2016 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report, 07/2017, view details
  • 2017 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report: Chartbook on Rural Health Care, 10/2017, view details
  • Advances in Patient Safety and Medical Liability, 08/2017, view details
  • AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange, view details
  • AHRQ Health Information Technology Portfolio, view details
  • AHRQ Health IT Evaluation Toolkit and Evaluation Measures Quick Reference Guides, view details
  • AHRQ Quality Indicators Toolkit for Hospitals, view details
  • AHRQ-Funded Projects: Health Information Technology, view details
  • AHRQ’s Ambulatory Safety and Quality Program: Health IT Portfolio, 07/2010, view details
  • All-Cause Readmissions Following Hospital Stays for Patients With Malnutrition, 2013, 12/2016, view details
  • An All-Payer View of Hospital Discharge to Postacute Care, 2013, 05/2016, view details
  • Alliance Creates Community Health Workers’ Scope of Practice, Training Curriculum, Certificate Program, and Reimbursement Strategy, Expanding Their Integration Into the Health System to Reduce Health Disparities, 09/2012, view details
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery for Mastectomy in Hospital Inpatient and Ambulatory Settings, 2009-2014, 10/2017, view details
  • Burn-Related Hospital Inpatient Stays and Emergency Department Visits, 2013, 12/2016, view details
  • Cancer Hospitalizations for Adults, 2009, 02/2012, view details
  • Characteristics and Quality of Inpatient Stays at Hospitals Affiliated with Health Systems, 2009-2012, 12/2015, view details
  • Characteristics of Adverse Drug Events Originating During the Hospital Stay, 2011, 10/2013, view details
  • Characteristics of Hospital Stays Involving Malnutrition, 2013, 09/2016, view details
  • Characteristics of Inpatient Stays Involving Hepatitis C, 2005-2014, 12/2017, view details
  • Characteristics of Medicaid and Uninsured Hospitalizations, 2012, 10/2014, view details
  • Characteristics of Safety-Net Hospitals, 2014, 10/2016, view details
  • Chartbook #13: Health Care in Urban and Rural Areas, Combined Years 1998-2000, 06/2004, view details
  • Circumcisions Performed in U.S. Community Hospitals, 2009, 02/2012, view details
  • Closing the Quality Gap: A Critical Analysis of Quality Improvement Strategies: Volume 7—Care Coordination, 06/2007, view details
  • Comparing Patient Safety in Rural Hospitals by Bed Count, 2005, view details
  • Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS), view details
  • Delivery Hospitalizations Involving Preeclampsia and Eclampsia, 2005-2014, 04/2017, view details
  • Dental Health Aide Program Improves Access to Oral Health Care for Rural Alaska Native People, 06/2008, view details
  • Emergency Department Transfers to Acute Care Facilities, 2009, 05/2013, view details
  • Emergency Department Visits and Hospital Admissions for Kidney Stone Disease, 2009, 07/2012, view details
  • Emergency Department Visits and Hospital Inpatient Stays for Bicycle-Related Injuries, 2009, 06/2012, view details
  • Emergency Department Visits and Hospital Inpatient Stays for Seasonal and 2009 H1N1 Influenza, 2008-2009, 01/2013, view details
  • Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations Associated with Animal Injuries, 2009, 05/2012, view details
  • Emergency Department Visits and Inpatient Hospital Stays for All-Terrain-Vehicle-Related Injuries, 2009, 05/2012, view details
  • Emergency Department Visits for Adults in Community Hospitals, 2008, 11/2010, view details
  • Emergency Department Visits for Adults with Diabetes, 2010, 11/2013, view details
  • Emergency Department Visits for Children and Young Adults With Diabetes, 2012, 04/2016, view details
  • Emergency Department Visits for Dental-Related Conditions, 2009, 11/2012, view details
  • Emergency Department Visits in Rural and Non-Rural Community Hospitals, 2008, 06/2011, view details
  • Examining the Relationship Between Health IT and Ambulatory Care Workflow Redesign, 07/2015, view details
  • Findings and Lessons from the Improving Quality Through Clinician Use of Health IT Grant Initiative, 09/2013, view details
  • Geographic Variation in Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations for Acute and Chronic Conditions, 2005-2011, 09/2014, view details
  • A Guidebook of Professional Practices for Behavioral Health and Primary Care Integration: Observations from Exemplary Sites, 03/2015, view details
  • HCUP Fast Stats - Opioid-Related Hospital Use, view details
  • HCUPnet, view details
  • Health Extension Toolkit, view details
  • Health IT Tools and Resources, view details
  • Hospital Readmissions Involving Psychiatric Disorders, 2012, 05/2015, view details
  • Hospital Stays with Cardiac Stents, 2009, 04/2012, view details
  • Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture, 07/2017, view details
  • Hospital Visits in the U.S. for Firearm-Related Injuries, 2009, 06/2012, view details
  • Implementation Toolsets for E-Prescribing, view details
  • Implementing Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Rural Primary Care: Environmental Scan Volume 1, 10/2017, view details
  • Improving the Emergency Department Discharge Process: Environmental Scan Report, 10/2014, view details
  • Infectious Enteritis and Foodborne Illness in the United States, 2010, 03/2013, view details
  • Inpatient Stays in Rural Hospitals, 2007, 01/2010, view details
  • Integrating Primary Care Practices and Community-based Resources to Manage Obesity: A Bridge-building Toolkit for Rural Primary Care Practices, 05/2014, view details
  • Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), view details
  • National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2011, 03/2012, view details
  • National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2012, 06/2013, view details
  • National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2013, 05/2014, view details
  • National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Chartbook on Care Coordination, 06/2016, view details
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports: State Snapshots, view details
  • National Healthcare Quality Report, 2011, 03/2012, view details
  • National Healthcare Quality Report, 2012, 06/2013, view details
  • National Healthcare Quality Report, 2013, 05/2014, view details
  • Nationwide Inpatient Sample Redesign: Final Report, 04/2014, view details
  • Neonatal and Maternal Hospital Stays Related to Substance Use, 2006-2012, 07/2015, view details
  • NHQR/NHDR Data Query, view details
  • Obesity-Related Hospitalizations, 2004 versus 2009, 07/2012, view details
  • Outcomes of Community Health Worker Interventions, 06/2009, view details
  • Overview of Children in the Emergency Department, 2010, 06/2013, view details
  • Overview of Emergency Department Visits in the United States, 2011, 06/2014, view details
  • Overview of Hospital Stays in the United States, 2011, 11/2013, view details
  • Patient Residence Characteristics of Opioid-Related Inpatient Stays and Emergency Department Visits Nationally and by State, 2014, 07/2017, view details
  • Pediatric Cancer Hospitalizations, 2009, 05/2012, view details
  • Potentially Preventable Pediatric Hospital Inpatient Stays for Asthma and Diabetes, 2003-2012, 06/2015, view details
  • Primary Care Workforce Facts and Stats No. 3: Distribution of the U.S. Primary Care Workforce, 01/2012, view details
  • PSNet: Patient Safety Network, view details
  • Regional Health eDecisions: A Guide to Connecting Health Information Exchange in Primary Care, 05/2013, view details
  • Residents of Rural Areas Quality Measures Compared to Achievable Benchmarks, view details
  • Septicemia in U.S. Hospitals, 2009, 10/2011, view details
  • Surgeries in Hospital-Based Ambulatory Surgery and Hospital Inpatient Settings, 2014, 05/2017, view details
  • Sustainability, Partnership, and Teamwork in Health IT Implementation: Findings From the Transforming Healthcare Quality Through IT Grants, 12/2012, view details
  • TeamSTEPPS Curriculum Tools and Materials, view details
  • Teen Hospital Stays for Childbirth, 2004-2013, 08/2016, view details
  • Telehealth: Mapping the Evidence for Patient Outcomes From Systematic Reviews, 06/2016, view details
  • Timeliness of Abnormal Screening and Diagnostic Mammography Follow-up at Facilities Serving Vulnerable Women, 04/2013, view details
  • Trends in Emergency Department Visits Involving Mental and Substance Use Disorders, 2006-2013, 12/2016, view details
  • Trends in Emergency Department Visits, 2006-2011, 09/2014, view details
  • Trends in Emergency Department Visits, 2006–2014, 09/2017, view details
  • Trends in Observed Adult Inpatient Mortality for High-Volume Conditions, 2002-2012, 07/2015, view details
  • Trends in Opioid-Related Hospitalizations, 08/2017, view details
  • Trends in Pediatric and Adult Hospital Stays for Asthma, 2000-2010, 01/2014, view details
  • Trends in Rates of Perforated Appendix, 2001-2010, 07/2013, view details
  • Using Health IT: Eight Quality Improvement Stories, 09/2010, view details
  • Using Telehealth to Improve Quality and Safety: Findings from the AHRQ Health IT Portfolio, 12/2008, view details
  • Utilization of Intensive Care Services, 2011, 12/2014, view details
  • Variation in the Rate of Cesarean Section Across U.S. Hospitals, 2013, 09/2016, view details
  • Workflow Assessment for Health IT Toolkit, view details