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Envisioning the national health care quality report by Institute of Medicine (U.S.)( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patient safety and quality : an evidence-based handbook for nurses( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nurses play a vital role in improving the safety and quality of patient care -- not only in the hospital or ambulatory treatment facility, but also of community-based care and the care performed by family members. Nurses need know what proven techniques and interventions they can use to enhance patient outcomes. To address this need, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), with additional funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has prepared this comprehensive, 1,400-page, handbook for nurses on patient safety and quality -- Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses. (AHRQ Publication No. 08-0043)."--Online AHRQ blurb, http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/nurseshdbk
Guide to clinical preventive services : periodic updates by U.S. Preventive Services Task Force( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assessment of the national patient safety initiative : context and baseline : evaluation report 1( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In September 2002, RAND contracted with the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to serve as the evaluation center for its national patient safety initiative. The evaluation center is responsible for performing a longitudinal evaluation of AHRQ's patient safety activities and for providing regular feedback to support the continuing improvement of this initiative over a four-year project period. This report presents findings on the history leading to the AHRQ patient safety initiative, the start-up of the initiative, and early activities through September 2003. It focuses on assessing the context and goals that were the foundation for the initiative and documents the baseline status of the activities being undertaken. The evaluation found the agency has done an impressive job in starting the patient safety initiative, despite unreasonable high expectations and insufficient funding. The evaluators identify four priorities for AHRQ that they believe will have the strongest positive impact on the future of the patient safety initiative: designing interim objectives to pull the health care system toward the long-term goal of reducing errors by 50 percent; developing a national patient safety data repository; participating in active public-private partnerships and supporting health care organizations in their implementation activities; and balancing research and adoption activities
Assessment of the AHRQ patient safety initiative : moving from research to practice evaluation report II (2003-2004)( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is carrying out its congressional mandate to establish a patient-safety research and development initiative to help health care providers reduce medical errors and improve patient safety. In September 2003, AHRQ entered into a four-year contract with the RAND Corporation to serve as the Patient Safety Evaluation Center for its patient safety initiative. The evaluation center is responsible for performing a longitudinal evaluation of the full scope of AHRQ₂s patient safety activities and for providing regular feedback to support the continuing improvement of this initiative over the four-year project period. This report covers the period October 2003 through September 2004. It is the second of what will be four annual reports prepared by RAND during the formative evaluation. It builds on the preceding evaluation report, which covers the period October 2002 through September 2003. This report provides an update on the policy context that frames the AHRQ patient safety initiative, documents the evolution and current status of the priorities and activities being undertaken in the initiative, and lays out a framework and possible measures for evaluating the effects of the initiative on patient outcomes and stakeholders other than patients. Implications of the evaluation findings are discussed with respect to future AHRQ policy, programming, and research, and suggestions are presented for strengthening AHRQ activities as the initiative moves forward. The content and format of each report are designed to provide a stable structure for the longitudinal evaluation; the results of each year₂s assessment contribute to a cumulative record of the initiative₂s evolution. The contents of this report will be of interest to national and state policymakers, health care organizations and clinical practitioners, patient-advocacy organizations, health researchers, and others with responsibilities for ensuring that patients are not harmed by the health care they receive
Evaluation of the Patient Safety Improvement Corps : experiences of the first two groups of trainees( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evaluation of the first two years of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and Veterans' Affairs' Patient Safety Improvement Corps program for improving health care professionals' patient-safety knowledge and skills. Data were collected through in-person interviews at the final training session, and through telephone follow-up interviews one year later. Overall, participants valued the tools and skills they learned and continue to use
Assessment of the AHRQ patient safety initiative : focus on implementation and dissemination evaluation report III (2004-2005)( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

RAND has contracted with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to perform a longitudinal evaluation of the full scope of AHRQ's patient safety activities and to provide regular feedback to support the continuing improvement of the initiative over a four-year evaluation period. This interim report presents an update on the work RAND has performed during FY 2007 for the practice diffusion assessment. The assessment encompasses five specific analytic components: (1) development of a survey questionnaire to use for assessing adoption of the safe practices endorsed by the National Quality Foundation, (2) community studies of patient safety practice adoption and related activities, (3) continued analysis of trends in patient outcomes related to safety, (4) lessons from hospitals' use of patient safety tools developed by AHRQ, and (5) a second fielding of the hospital adverse event reporting system survey
Assessment of the AHRQ patient safety initiative : final report : evaluation report IV( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In September 2002, AHRQ entered into a four-year contract with the RAND Corporation to serve as the patient safety evaluation center for its patient safety initiative. The evaluation center is responsible for performing a longitudinal evaluation of the full scope of AHRQ's patient safety activities and for providing regular feedback to support the continuing improvement of this initiative over the four-year project period. This is the fourth and final evaluation report prepared by RAND. It presents new results for the period from October 2005 through September 2006, synthesizes the full evaluation findings over the four-year evaluation period, and discusses how AHRQ activities could be strengthened as the initiative moves forward. It also describes how AHRQ's strategy and activities developed over time, the new knowledge generated by funded projects, and the contributions of various components of the initiative to patient safety. Finally, it presents updated baseline data on selected outcome measures and discusses options for ongoing monitoring of effects on both practices and outcomes
Guide to clinical preventive services : report of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force by U.S. Preventive Services Task Force( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides clinical practice recommendations for preventive interventions for 80 leading causes of death or disability: screening tests, counseling, immunizations, chemoprophylactic regimens. These topics are discussed for each target health area: statistics, screening test accuracy, early detection effectiveness
Management of cancer symptoms : pain, depression, and fatigue( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defining and managing chronic fatigue syndrome( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

End-of-life care and outcomes by Karl Lorenz( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Management of acute otitis media by Michael Marcy( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Management of menopause-related symptoms( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effects of omega-3 fatty acids on child and maternal health( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diagnosis and treatment of coronary heart disease in women : systematic reviews of evidence on selected topics : summary( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determinants of disability in patients with chronic renal failure( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Criteria to determine disability related to multiple sclerosis( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Criteria for determining disability in infants and children : short stature( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perinatal depression : prevalence, screening accuracy, and screening outcomes( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Envisioning the national health care quality report
Alternative Names

controlled identityUnited States. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research

controlled identityUnited States. Department of Health and Human Services

controlled identityUnited States. Public Health Service

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (United States)

AHQR

AHRQ

Amerika Gasshukoku Iryo Kenkyu Hinshitsukyoku

Amerika gassyuukoku iryou kenkyuu hinsitukyoku

Beikoku Iryo Kenkyu Hinshitsukyoku

Beikoku iryou kenkyuu hinsitukyoku

United States. Agencia de Investigación y Calidad al Cuidado de la Salud

United States. Agencia para la Investigación y Calidad de Cuidado de Salud

United States. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

United States. Public Health Service. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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Assessment of the national patient safety initiative : context and baseline : evaluation report 1Assessment of the AHRQ patient safety initiative : moving from research to practice evaluation report II (2003-2004)Evaluation of the Patient Safety Improvement Corps : experiences of the first two groups of traineesAssessment of the AHRQ patient safety initiative : focus on implementation and dissemination evaluation report III (2004-2005)