February 12, 2013
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has announced its interest in funding research demonstration projects that will provide evidence to inform the development of meaningful use objectives.
February 11, 2013
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and CMS have announced the new format for children's electronic health records.
October 08, 2012
Bundled payments may lead to reductions in healthcare spending without affecting quality, according to a recent report by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Published in Improving Practice Profits
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has requested information from the public regarding current successful strategies and challenges regarding quality measurement-enabled health information technology.
June 19, 2012
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's "Enabling Patient-Centered Care through Health Information Technology" report finds substantial evidence that health information technology applications with patient-centered care-related components have a positive effect on healthcare outcomes.
March 15, 2012
The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery's official comments express concern for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's review of spinal fusion for lumbar degenerative disc or joint disease.
Published in Spine
February 10, 2012
Chair of the Coding and Reimbursement Task Force for the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery Morgan Lorio, MD, released a letter urging ISASS members to support action regarding reimbursement for lumbar fusions.
Published in Spine
A new toolkit funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality will help small- and medium-sized physician practices analyze their workflow with the effect of health information technology implementation, according to the AHRQ website.
January 27, 2010
Citing federal statistics, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality says uninsured adults were more likely in 2007 to have problems accessing a physician specialist than people who had insurance coverage, according to a report by AHA News Now.
Published in News and Analysis