Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Alternate name: 
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
United States of America
World area: 
America, North
AHRQ is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. AHRQ research aids decision making to improve the quality of health care services. The site offers sections on research findings and clinical information including evidence-based practice, clinical practice guidelines, outcomes and effectiveness. AHRQ is a member of INAHTA. Chapter 7 of the Etext on Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Information Resources includes a comprehensive summary of the AHRQ mission, the technology assessments they conduct, levels of evaluation used and programmes they support.
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Web Article

United States - GHO Country statistics. Vol 2014. Geneva: World Health Organisation (WHO); 2014. Abstract
United States - OECD Countries. Vol 2014. Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD); 2014. Abstract