Entries from HEALTH LAW SECTION BLOG tagged with 'AHRQ'

HHS Patient Safety and Medical Liability Grants-AHRQ

The HHS Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) today announced grants to support efforts by States and health systems to implement and evaluate patient safety approaches and medical liability reforms. (1) 13 planning grants (total $3.5 million) and 7...

2 Medications used to reduce risk of primary breast cancer

From AHRQ news Jan 14, 2010- New consumer and clinician summary guides on medications to reduce the risk of breast cancer in women are available from AHRQ’s Effective Health Care Program.The clinician guide summarizes the effectiveness and safety of two...

AHRQ: Methods Guide for Comparative Effectiveness Reviews

Newsletter excerpts from AHRQ News and Numbers 3/16/09 Issue #272 : AHRQ is excited about the new opportunities under ARRA to provide patients, clinicians, and others evidence-based information to make informed decisions about health care. ARRA contains $1.1 billion for...

Help for prescription drug/medical products safety: reactive dependence to proactive surveillance

May 22, 2008, HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt announced new FDA/CMS efforts that will complement each other to improve patient safety and the quality of medical care.(1) Read more about the big picture and how CBO sees the Federal government's Activities...

How do we know? Reported Trials of China, RCTs, the CONSORT Statement

A recent "Trials" paper (authors from China, UK ) [critically evaluates] RCTs conducted in China based on studies published in 2004... to describe their general characteristics, evaluate the quality of their reporting and evaluate their conduct where adequately reported.(1)...

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