Supporting HHS' Opioid Initiative
AHRQ's Healthcare-Associated Infections Program
Comparative Health System Performance Initiative
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: A Profile
Supporting HHS' Opioid Initiative
Reducing healthcare-associated infections
Exploring how health systems develop best practices
Improving the safety and quality of the health care system
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AHRQ invests in research and evidence to make health care safer and improve quality.
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AHRQ creates materials to teach and train health care systems and professionals to help them improve care for their patients.
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AHRQ generates measures and data used to track and improve performance and evaluate progress of the U.S. Health system.
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AHRQ’s evidence-based tools and resources are used to improve the quality, safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of health care.
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EvidenceNOW is an AHRQ grant initiative dedicated to improving the heart health of millions of Americans.
Data Resources
Statistical portraits of how health care is delivered and paid for in the United States.
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The CUSP Toolkit improves safety culture by integrating safety practices into daily work of a unit or clinical area.
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AHRQ is funding research to better understand how diagnostic errors happen and what can be done to prevent them.

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Learn more about AHRQ funding opportunities.
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AHRQ's Health IT Portfolio develops evidence of health IT's impact on health care.
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CAHPS surveys ask consumers and patients to report on and evaluate their experiences.
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