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What does AHRQ stand for?

AHRQ stands for Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (formerly Agency for Health Care Policy and Research; US HHS)

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Work in government or affiliated non-governmental organizations involves a wide variety of scope and geographic options--from your county health department and state Medicaid program to the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the World Health Organization.
OUTCOME is one of only 13 designated DEcIDE Research Centers under the Effective Health Care Program of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) selected to conduct accelerated practical studies about the outcomes, comparative clinical effectiveness and safety, and appropriateness of health care products and services.
As reported in the National Healthcare Quality Report and National Healthcare Disparities Report, both released in 2006 by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) of the Department of Health & Human Services, providers are missing important chances to help Americans avoid disease and costly complications.
The CMTP is the first private organization to directly address the critical knowledge gaps commonly identified in systematic reviews by such organizations as the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, clinical practice guidelines from medical professional organizations, and technology assessments conducted by many large health plans.