Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality -AHRQ
AHRQ aims to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable and affordable. The Agency works within the US Department of Health and Human Services and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used. The programs of AHRQ focus on: data and measures; education & training; health information technology (HIT) ; hospitals & health systems ; prevention & chronic care; and quality & patient safety.
The research findings & reports section has evidence-based reports, research studies, fact sheets, statistical briefs, data resources and latest statistical portraits on how health care is delivered in the United States. The publications & products link provide information on AHRQ publications and electronic information products. The resources help to make care safer in all health care settings.