Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Regulating Health Care
Lecture:Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Slide content:Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ) Part of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. www.AHRQ.gov Improve safety and quality of care Investing in research Creating tools to put the results into practice Generating measures and data used by providers and policymakers 23
Slide notes:The Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, or AHRQ, is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The AHRQ Web site contains a wealth of information for both health care providers and the public at AHRQ dot gov . The agency is charged with improving the safety and quality of care that patients receive. Key activities include investing in research to understand how to improve safety and quality, creating tools to help put the results of research into practice, and generating measures and data used by providers and policymakers in decision making. 23