With a nod to the power of statistics, the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) recently compiled a report depicting patient characteristics or traits it found to be common among the nation’s homeless.
Leaders at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) support a national project, the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program (CUSP), to decrease catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) developed in U.S. hospitals.
A new toolkit from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) helps health care organizations as well as providers better communicate with their patients and families if something wrong occurs during patient care.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has developed a program, called the Health Care Safety Hotline project, to improve the quality and safety of medical events for patients throughout the U.S.
Researchers at the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, a branch of the National Institutes of Health, recently launched a new approach to reduce the disparities in surgical care and outcomes among disadvantage populations.