United States Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Known as: Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, AHRQ 
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), a component of the US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, is the… (More)
National Institutes of Health

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2012
2012
As the nation’s lead federal agency for research to improve health care quality, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Evaluating surgical outcomes is an important tool to compare providers and institutions and to drive process… (More)
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2005
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2005
Five years ago, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) called for a national effort to make health care safe. Although progress since… (More)
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2003
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2003
Decision makers in health care are increasingly interested in using high-quality scientific evidence to support clinical and… (More)
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2003
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2003
CONTEXT Although medical injuries are recognized as a major hazard in the health care system, little is known about their impact… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Measures based on routinely collected data would be useful to examine the epidemiology of patient safety. Extending previous work… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
The Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) has taken a leadership role in the development of evidenced-based… (More)
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1997
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1997
State and regional efforts to assess the quality of health care often start with administrative data, which are a by-product of… (More)
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1997
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1997
CONTEXT The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) published the Smoking Cessation: Clinical Practice Guideline in… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Increasing amounts of medical knowledge, clinical data, and patient expectations have created a fertile environment for… (More)
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